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Operational Stress Injury (OSI)

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Operational Stress Injury (OSI)
What is an Operational Stress Injury (OSI)? An OSI is term used to describe any persistent psychological injury resulting from operational or work-related duties in the military or police service. What causes OSI's? Many situations may cause an OSI, which include: Being involved in combat Witnessing atrocities Coming close to death Being assaulted Seeing someone killed or killing someone Being held hostage Natural disasters Handling injured bodies and human remains Canadian Forces and law enforcement personnel are regularly exposed to extreme situations beyond the experience of ...
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