On the Front Lines: Violence Against Nurses

In 2 years of working as an emergency nurse at a hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area, Mawata Kamara has endured countless incidents of violence and abuse from patients. She and her fellow nurses have been hit, kicked, spat on, or verbally threatened with death. Patients have even chased them down hallways or stalked them after being discharged. Recently, […]

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Manitoba businesses ordered to pay more than $100K for safety violations

More than $107,000 in penalties were ordered by Manitoba courts after two employers were prosecuted for workplace health and safety violations. The province said Friday that the two businesses pleaded guilty in February of this year, in connection to incidents that took place in 2016. On May 24, 2016, a contractor for Flin Flon’s Superior General Partner Inc. unintentionally caused […]

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