FIQ (Fédération Interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec)

Overview of workplace violence

The 2019 OHS Network began with a sketch so the participants could experience one of the many forms that workplace violence can take. This role-playing plunged the entire room into the thick of the action and the Network was off and running. The following elements were discussed in painting a picture of workplace violence: What is workplace violence?Some numbers on violence.Workplace violence: an under-reported phenomenonPerpetrators…

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ASSTSAS conference: developing a violence prevention program

OHS officers need talking points and tools for effective interventions in the field. It is with this in mind that Josée Lamoureux, consultant for the Association paritaire pour la santé et la sécurité du travail du secteur affaires sociales (ASSTSAS), came to present the Network participants with what is a violence prevention program. When the dangers come precisely from the people we care for, it…

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Conference by Carole Dupéré, Commissioner for a respectful and non-violent work environment: sharing good practices

The 2019 Network of OHS representatives ended on a positive note. In fact, after painting a rather somber statistical picture of the workplace violence situation in the healthcare system on the first day, the second day was intended to be oriented towards the tools to be implemented and sharing of best practices. The guest speaker at the end of the Network. Carole Dupéré shared with…

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