Violence in the Workplace: Preparation, Prevention and Response
In business today, it is critical for companies of all sizes to have a comprehensive Workplace Violence policy. Through the identification and definition of the four types of workplace violence most commonly recognized, the book seeks to provide low cost, no-cost, and full-scale programs. Each of the sub-sections reviews ways in which small and large businesses can prepare for each type of workplace violence, prevention tactics to minimize the risks of such incidents, and methods for responding to any and all situations. Included are sample policies, crisis management plans, procedures and training modules. Also included are resources, both public and private, which can help any business to create and implement their own workplace violence procedure.
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Page 15 - One definition of criminal intent is the perpetrator has no legitimate relationship to the business or its employees, and is usually committing a crime in conjunction with the violence.
Page 15 - Health (NIOSH), are: • contact with the public • exchange of money • delivery of passengers, goods, or services • having a mobile workplace such as a taxicab or police cruiser • working with unstable or volatile persons in health care, social services, or criminal justice settings • working alone or in small numbers • working late at night or during early morning hours • working in high-crime areas • guarding valuable property or possessions • working in community-based settings...