Workplace violence is a common and important
but under-reported problem of health professionals.
Anyone at any time can be the victim of it. Those
incidents of violence that come into notice are just
the tip of iceberg. It may take physical or nonphysical forms. The psychological trauma affects
more severely than physical trauma. These days
over-expectation from health workers and unmet
needs of better health care are major issues causing
problem of workplace violence. Sound knowledge
and skills along with good communication
skills of health workers help to built good health
worker-patient relationship ultimately decreasing
workplace violence. There should be good working
environment for safety of both patients and health
workers so that any tasks can be completed
efficiently and properly

Keywords: Emergency service, Hospitals, Nurses, Physicians, Workplace violence