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Introduction: Injuries resulting from violence in healthcare setting are becoming a serious occupational hazard in many areas of the world. Violence in health service environment may occur in many different ways: Verbal treats or physical violence and resulting in death, lost workdays, loss of consciousness, restriction of motion or work, loss of property, termination of employment, transfer to another job or medical treatment. This study had done for assessing prevalence of physical and verbal violence experienced by nurse’s works in a hospital in Bandar Abas city. Materials & Methods: This survey is an analytic-descriptive study. Data gathering tool was questionnaire with 40 items in 4 parts and randomly was completed by 88 nurses of ICU, CCU, medical, surgical and Emergency wards. All analysis was conducted using the SPSS software package and correlation and x2 and descriptive statistic. Results: The study found that majority of nurses had been experienced verbal abuse (72.2%) and physical abuse (9/1%) in the 6 previous months. Conclusion: The experience of physical violence correlated with age. Sex, education and job title and verbal abuse correlated with education of nurses.