Other research

A wide range of studies have been conducted on the issue of workplace violence, including in rural and remote locations, and in the health, education and police sectors. Below is a list of key studies in this area.

Australian Nursing Federation (Victorian Branch) (2001 reviewed 2006); Zero Tolerance (Occupational Violence and Aggression Policy). Accessed at http://www.anfvic.asn.au/multiversions/3734/FileName/Zero_Tolerance.pdf

Australian Nursing Federation (Victorian Branch) (July 2011): Submission into Inquiry into Violence and Security Arrangements in Victorian Hospitals accessed at http://www.anfvic.asn.au/multiversions/39010/FileName/ViolenceAndSecurityArrangements.pdf

Australian Nursing Federation (2008); Rural health workforce audit ‘screams’ for health reforms; Media Releases: 30 April 2008; Available at http://www.anf.org.au/html/media/news_media_080430.html

Council of Australian Governments (2008); Inter-Governmental Agreement for Regulatory and Operational Reform in Occupational Health and Safety; 3 July 2008. Accessed at www.coag.gov.au/sites/default/files/OHS_IGA.pdf

Chappell, Duncan (n.d); Literature review into best practice for preventing and managing customer aggression; prepared for ComCare, Australian Government. Accessed at http://www.comcare.gov.au/forms__and__publications/publications/safety_and_prevention/?a=48474

Ferguson, Heather (2005); The danger out there? published in Australian Doctor (www.australiandoctor.com.au) 13 January 2005.

Holge, Hoel; Sparks, Kate; Cooper, Cary L (n.d); The cost of violence/stress at work and the benefits of a violence/stress-free working environment; report commissioned by the International Labour Organization, Geneva. Accessed at www.lex.unict.it/eurolabor/documentazione/oil/rapporti/cost_violence_stress.pdf

International Council of Nurses (adopted 2000 revised 2006); Position Statement: Abuse and violence against nursing personnel. Accessed at http://www.icn.ch/images/stories/documents/publications/position_statements/C01_Abuse_Violence_Nsg_Personnel.pdf

International Labour Organization (2003); Code of practice on workplace violence in services sectors and measures to combat this phenomenon; October 2003. Accessed at http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—ed_protect/—protrav/—safework/documents/normativeinstrument/wcms_107705.pdf

Lynch, Jessica (2002); Workplace bullying: Implications for police organisations; A Critical Issues in Policing Paper, Paper Series No 8, produced by the Australasian Centre for Policing Research. Accessed at http://anzpaa.org.au/anzpire/acpr-publications

Mayhew, Claire (2005); „Occupational health and safety risks faced by police officers?; Trends and issues in crime and criminal justice No.196; Australian Institute of Criminology, February 2001. Accessed at http://www.aic.gov.au/documents/E/D/9/%7BED946A67-E4C8-4C46-A294-9B982325EF4D%7Dti196.pdf

Mayhew, Claire (2000); Preventing Client-initiated Violence: A Practical Handbook; Australian Institute of Criminology, Research and Public Policy Series, No.30. Accessed at http://www.aic.gov.au/documents/F/5/5/%7BF55AACC1-68CB-4DF6-8A34-CFCE6407D183%7DRPP30.pdf

McCullogh, Kylie M (2011); Violence towards remote area nurses: a Delphi study to develop a risk management approach; thesis submitted to the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine; Faculty of Computing, Health and Science, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia. Accessed at http://ro.ecu.edu.au/theses_hons/1/

Perrone, Santina (1999); Violence in the Workplace; Australian Institute of Criminology. Research and Public Policy Series No 22. Accessed at http://www.aic.gov.au/en/publications/current%20series/rpp/21-40/rpp22.aspx

Safe Work Australia (2011); Model Work Health and Safety Bill; 23 June 2011 Accessed at http://safeworkaustralia.gov.au/AboutSafeWorkAustralia/WhatWeDo/Publications/Documents/598/Model_Work_Health_and_Safety_Bill_23_June_2011.pdf

South Australian Police (2011b) Enterprise Agreement 2011. Accessed at http://www.industrialcourt.sa.gov.au/index.cfm?objectid=D3E2F441-BE32-ED07-BEDD2701C6180B64

World Health Organization (WHO) (2002); World report on violence and health; summary. Geneva Accessed at http://www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/violence/world_report/en/

WorkSafe Victoria (2009); A handbook for workplaces: Prevention and management of aggression in health services; December, 2009. Accessed at http://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/worksafe/pdf/guides/aggression_in_health_web.pdf

Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (2007); Preventing violence before it occurs: A framework and background paper to guide the primary prevention of violence against women in Victoria; December 2007. Accessed at http://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/Publications/Freedom-from-violence/Preventing-violence-before-it-occurs.aspx

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