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Workplace violence

prevention and management

by University of Massachusetts at Amherst

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence in the workplace

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination11 pages :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25660469M
    OCLC/WorldCa40855078

    The Violent Person @ Work: The Ultimate Guide to Preventing and Managing Workplace Violence () Count on this booklet to foster an awareness of the dangers of violence in the workplace in every one of your employees. Use it in conjunction with a training program, a wellness program, as a handout with your company policy, or as a tool to use one-on-one.

    This book, written by bestselling author Loren W. Christensen, provides you with solid information for when gunfire or any other type of violence erupts in your office, and you need to know what If so, this person may be a ticking time bomb, capable of horrific acts of violence on the s: 0. Book Description. Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management defines what workplace violence is, delves into the myths and realities surrounding the topic and provides readers with the latest statistics, thinking, and strategies in the prevention of workplace violence. The authors, who themselves have implemented successful workplace violence protection programs, guide novice and.

    Book Description. Managing Violence in the Workplace is a prescription that contains many lists of "do's" and "don'ts" and "how to's" for proactive and reactive responses to workplace violence. The authors have analyzed numerous incidents in the workplace and constructed "how to" guidelines. Be prepared for managing workplace violence. addressed domestic violence in the workplace, violence in heath care facilities, violence in retail settings, and violence against law enforcement and security professionals. The purpose of these meetings was to bring together subject matter experts from business, academia, government, andFile Size: KB.


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Workplace violence by University of Massachusetts at Amherst Download PDF EPUB FB2

Violence in the workplace can take a variety of forms, from stalking to bullying, cyber threats and even physical mayhem, including active shooters.

Kim Kerr's textbook on the subject, "Workplace Violence: Planning for Prevention and Response", is a good introduction to the problem and to some mitigating by: 8. "Please retry" Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management defines what workplace violence is, delves into the myths and realities surrounding the topic and provides readers with the latest statistics, thinking, and strategies in the prevention of workplace violence.5/5(1).

Handbook of Workplace Violence is the only current and comprehensive overview of research on workplace violence and aggression Gives readers access the most current information Includes new forms of aggression/violence that have not been well recognized in the workplace literature Goes beyond the traditional forms of violence.

Workplace violence refers to any aggressive or violent act toward a person who is performing his or her professional duties at the time of the act and regarded as a serious health Workplace violence book safety issue.

At the end of the 20th century, incidents of violence on the workplace were reported increasingly in the United States and there were fatalities in many cases. Violence in the workplace is the fourth leading cause of death in the workplace and the leading cause of death for women. Workplace violence is an evil and corrosive poison that can rob an organization of its focus, resources, and, in extreme cases, its ability to operate entirely.

So, it is a serious threat to the commerce and way of life. This timely book integrates insights from the fields of management and social psychology to identify the sources of workplace violence and offer readers practical strategies for preventing it, protecting themselves and their employees from it, and reacting swiftly and effectively when it by: 7.

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: "violence in the workplace". Workplace violence can be any act of violence, against persons or property, threats, intimidation, harassment, or other inappropriate, disruptive behavior that causes fear for personal safety at the work site.

Workplace violence can affect or involve employees, visitors, contractors, and. Preventing Workplace Violence. One of the major components of an effective workplace violence program is its strategy regarding prevention. This section will focus on awareness and preventive measures that can be taken to deal with threatening, intimidating, and/or potentially violent behavior.

Workplace violence is violence or the threat of violence against workers. It can occur at or outside the workplace and can range from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and homicide, one of the leading causes of job-related deaths.

However it manifests itself, workplace violence is a growing concern for employers and employees nationwide. The prevention of violence affecting workers is one of the most important policy issues facing the workplace today.

A central thesis of the book is that the standard, traditional tools for occupational health and safety, discipline, and employee relations now used by business and labor leaders are inadequate and inappropriate for responding to. This book examines some of the key issues around violence at work which have emerged in the new millennium, including the events of September 11th and other terrorist-related incidents, identifying these as an extreme form of workplace violence.5/5(1).

This book examines some of the key issues around violence at work which have emerged in the new millennium, including the events of September 11th. This handbook is intended as a guide for employees, supervisors, and managers for recognizing and responding to workplace violence.

This handbook constitutes a written program for job safety and security and are part of UC Santa Cruz’s overall workplace health and safety program as set forth in its Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Workplace violence consists of physically and psychologically damaging actions that occur in the workplace or while on duty (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [NIOSH], ).

The Bureau of Labor Statistics releases an annual report about injuries and illnesses resulting in time away from work in the United States. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the School Violence & Workplace Violence: Risk Assessment by Jane Gilgun at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Jane Gilgun. "One of the foremost experts in the field of personnel security and workplace violence, Kim M. Kerr, CPP, has put together a comprehensive and functional manual. This book's 15 chapters are easily digested, providing the reader with a great understanding of workplace-violence dynamics and remedies, such as increasingly common zero-tolerance policies.4/5(1).

In her book, "Risky Business: Managing Employee Violence in the Workplace," McClure describes eight categories of high-risk behaviors that indicate the need for management intervention. She says these high-risk behaviors are everyday behaviors that occur in certain patterns—they occur long before threats or actual workplace : Susan M.

Heathfield. Book Description. This book examines some of the key issues around violence at work which have emerged in the new millennium, including the events of September 11th and other terrorist-related incidents, identifying these as an extreme form of workplace violence.

Preventing and Managing Violence in Organizations: Workplace Violence, Targeted Violence, and Active Shooters provides a comprehensive approach to addressing workplace violence, active shooter and assailant events, and other forms of targeted violence.

The book takes a unique perspective that the prevention and management of violence in an. 4 Dr. Larry Barton works with many of the world’s leading companies and institutions on issues related to threat assessment, workplace violence and crisis prevention and management.

Client List Just Published: The Violent Person @ Work. Workplace violence is the act or threat of violence, ranging from verbal abuse to physical assaults directed toward persons at work or on duty.

The impact of workplace violence can range from psychological issues to physical injury, or even death. Violence can occur in any workplace and among any type of worker, but the risk for fatal violence.Workplace Violent Incident Reporting System for Hospitals. General Information. General Acute Care Hospitals (GACH), Acute Psychiatric Hospitals (APH), and Special Hospitals (SH) are required to report incidents of workplace violence at their facilities to Cal/OSHA.

For reporting requirements, refer to subsection (g) of Title 8, CCR.