Incidents of violence occurring in the workplace are very high in the health care sector, many of them go unreported, and very few even turn fatal. In this eye opening COS special report, workers tell their own story of the violence and abuse they endure at their workplace on a daily basis. Is it part of the job?
February 18, 2009
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