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Region 1 News Release: 06-455-BOS/ BOS 2006-066
Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Contact: Ted Fitzgerald
Phone: (617) 565-2074

Free Seminar March 29 in Randolph Will Provide Healthcare Workers with Information on Workplace Violence

BOSTON, Mass. -- Protecting the Bay State's health care workers against violence in their workplaces will be the subject of a free half-day seminar Wednesday, March 29 at The Lantana in Randolph, Mass.

"Workplace Violence: Healthcare is Not Immune" is sponsored by the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) and the Massachusetts Division of Occupational Safety, Consultation Program (MDOS-CP).

The seminar is designed for registered nurses, managers, supervisors, safety directors, and human resource, risk management and occupational health professionals who are affected by workplace violence or who are developing workplace violence prevention programs.

Representatives of government, health care, law enforcement and labor will address such topics as nurses, hospitals and violence; lessons learned from workplace violence programs; components of an effective workplace violence prevention program; and OSHA's involvement with workplace violence.

Scheduled speakers include: Mary Sennott, RN, lieutenant, Mass. State Police; Jonathan Rosen, director of health and safety, New York State Professional Employees Federation; Jean Haertl, director of workplace violence prevention, Commonwealth of Mass.; Thomas Lynch, director of security, Baystate Medical Center; and Thomas Galassi, deputy director, Directorate of Enforcement Programs, OSHA.

WHAT: "Workplace Violence: Healthcare is not Immune" - a free seminar.
WHEN: Wed., March 29
8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Lantana
43 Scanlon Dr.
Randolph, Mass.
TO REGISTER: Call Susan Clish at 1-800-882-2056, x723 or 781-830-5723.
Registration form and directions available online at

The seminar is being presented as part of an ongoing alliance among OSHA, MNA and MDOS-CP. OSHA health and safety alliances are part of U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao's ongoing efforts to improve the health and safety of workers through cooperative partnerships with trade associations, labor organizations and employers.

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