School workers kept on the sick list by parent and student bullies

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first_imgBullying is becoming a serious problem in Europe’seducation sector – with students and parents usually the main culprits. Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. A report by the European Agency for Occupational Safety andHealth (EAOSH) said that 15 per cent of the 11 million employees in the sector– from teachers and cooks to administrative staff – have suffered physical orverbal abuse at work. EAOSH has issued best-practice advice to help staff in Europe’seducation sector minimise the risk of violence and other health hazards ( “Our members want to go to work without the fear ofinjury or ill health caused by work, and we will continue our fight to ensuretheir health and safety is at the top of the curriculum,” said Hope Daley,national health and safety officer at Unison. Comments are closed. Each year, more than half a million staff in the sector haveto take time off due to work-related accidents and illness, accounting for 40per cent of all absenteeism, with most staying away for more than six days onaverage.In the UK,the Unison union called on employers to develop strong prevention measures toeliminate or reduce bullying and improve health and safety. School workers kept on the sick list by parent and student bulliesOn 14 Sep 2004 in Personnel Today Look out for theresults of our in-depth workplace bullying survey, carried out with the AndreaAdams Trust, in the 28 September issue of Personnel Today According to the report, employees also have to contend withdangerous substances in laboratories, sports injuries, work-related stress andslips on litter-strewn floors.last_img read more

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