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How to stay safe in a sometimes-scary world references

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U.S. Department of Labor. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Guidelines for preventing workplace violence for health care & social service workers. OSHA 3148-01R 2004. www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3148/osha3148.html. Accessed September 17, 2009.

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