In order for HACSU to work collaboratively with DHHS to address the issue, we called on the DHHS to provide data to identify workplaces with the greatest incidents of Occupational Violence.
However, so far the DHHS has refused.
Occupational Violence is the cause of most DINMAs, Lost Time Injuries and Workcover claims in DHHS workplaces, the majority of which occur in Disability Accommodation Services [DAS].
HACSU raised concerns about this at a meeting with WorkSafe yesterday.
DAS staff should report all Occupational Violence incidents by:
WE ARE CALLING ON HACSU MEMBERS TO HELP US IDENTIFY WORKPLACES WITH INCIDENTS OF OCCUPATIONAL VIOLENCE
Please email Lisa White, Industrial Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org and identify: