Check out this great story on Fox News regarding the issue of workplace violence and legislation to address this crisis. The piece includes harrowing testimony by nurses from Brigham & Women’s Hospital who suffered assaults just months following the shooting death of a surgeon at the hospital earlier this year. Even under these worst-case circumstances, management still refused to provide a safe workplace. We need to pass H 1687 and we need to do it now.
View and share on YouTube: https://youtu.be/AeVHyIY-WPk
To hear the comments of the four RNs who testified at the hearing visit:
- Laurie Grover, RN at the Worcester Recover Center: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-z5CKi6QFE&feature=youtu.be
- Elizabeth Dalton, RN and Brigham & Women’s Hospital: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1IQ1I-KNGI&feature=youtu.be
- Trish Powers, RN and MNA chair at Brigham & Women’s Hospital: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBL_DuH1qas&feature=youtu.be
- Donna Kelly Williams, RN and president of the MNA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxIPKXOwfi4&feature=youtu.be