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Preventing Workplace Violence in Health Care

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Preventing Workplace Violence in Health Care

Ministry of Labour

Ontario is establishing a Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care Leadership Table to seek advice on protecting health care workers from violence in hospitals and the broader health care sector. 

Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care Leadership Table

Overseen by the Ministers of Labour and Health and Long-Term Care, the Leadership Table will include four executive committee members and 13 additional members.

Leadership Table Executive Committee

Dr. Robert Bell, Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

Anthony Dale, President & CEO, Ontario Hospital Association

Sophie Dennis, Deputy Minister of Labour

Linda Haslam-Stroud, President, Ontario Nurses' Association

Members

  • Peter Augruso, Ministry of Labour Assistant Deputy Minister Operations Division
  • Kim Baker, CEO, Central Local Health Integration Network
  • Denise Cole, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Assistant Deputy Minister  - Health Human Resources Strategy Division
  • Sarah Downey, President & CEO, Toronto East General Hospital
  • Dr. Leon Genesove, Ministry of Labour Chief Physician
  • George Gritziotis, Chief Prevention Officer, Ministry of Labour Prevention Office
  • Ron Kelusky, President and CEO, Public Services Health & Safety Association
  • Angela Martin, Patient Advocate, Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office, at Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Dr. Cameron Mustard, President & Senior Scientist, Institute for Work & Health
  • Carol Sackville-Duyvelshoff, MOL Occupational Health and Safety Branch Director
  • Marie Taylor, Patient Advocate, Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office, at Ontario Shores
  • Warren "Smokey" Thomas, President, Ontario Public Service Employee Union
  • Henrietta Van hulle, Executive Director - Healthcare, Public Services Health & Safety Association

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