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How to Survive an Active Shooter in Your Workplace

Active Shooter Safety Training

It’s sad. It’s tragic. It has an impact profound enough to rattle an entire nation; launching citizens, students and employees into a state of fear and panic. While science and research hasn’t quite allowed us to pinpoint the mental and psychological reasons behind why school or workplace shootings take place, we have been able to…

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Preventing Violence in Health Care: OSHA Seeks Comment on Possible Standard

Washington – OSHA has announced a Request for Information on whether the agency should propose a standard aimed at preventing workplace violence in the health care and social assistance sectors. The RFI follows a report from the Government Accountability Office that found rates of workplace violence in those industries are “substantially higher” than in private…

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Workplace Violence Bundle Download

  Click Here to download the FREE workplace violence bundle. Workplace Violence Training Video on DVD Trains employees how to prevent, detect, and diffuse various types of workplace violence. View Product Workplace Violence First Line of Defense Training Uses an interview with a convicted perpetrator as well as a compelling dramatization to communicate the impact…

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AFL-CIO report: 150 U.S. workers die every day

A new AFL-CIO report dug through worker fatality data and found some trends in U.S. workplace safety. The organization estimates that 150 workers die every day from hazardous working conditions. For the 25th year, AFL-CIO released its report, “Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect.” The comprehensive report has some interesting numbers regarding workplace…

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Workers Memorial Day: 150 Workers Killed on the Job Every Day

More than 4,820 workers were killed on the job in 2014, according to a new report by the AFL-CIO. Additionally an estimated 50,000-60,000 died from occupational diseases, resulting in a daily loss of nearly 150 workers from preventable workplace injuries and illnesses. “Working people should not have to risk their lives to make a living…

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The Growing Epidemic of Deadly Workplace Violence and Three Ways to Prevent It

Many years ago when I was employed as a human resources director, my responsibilities included serving on my employer’s safety committee. Back then, when workplace violence came up on the agenda, our greatest concerns focused on heated arguments between colleagues and the occasional shoving match. How did we as a nation go from that to…

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GAO Report Highlights Violence in Healthcare Settings

A new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released April 14 recommends actions to address violence directed at the nation’s health care workers. Prepared at the request more than two years ago of top Democrats on congressional labor committees, the “Additional Efforts Needed to Help Protect Health Care Workers from Workplace Violence” report describes violence as…

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Safety Experts Reveal 5 Tips for Surviving a Workplace Shooting

Related Workplace Violence Training DVDs: Workplace Violence Training Video on DVD Trains employees how to prevent, detect, and diffuse various types of workplace violence. View Product Be S.A.F.E. Not Sorry: Preventing Violence Be S.A.F.E. (Not Sorry), a practical and necessary program based on real-life situations, will help keep your company safe. View Product Workplace Violence…

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Bullying and Harassment in Construction: Not Part of the Job

Related Workplace Harassment Training DVDs: Workplace Bullying and Violence Training The two discs help ensure trainers deliver consistent bullying and workplace violence training to both supervisors and employees. View Product Bullying and Respect in the Workplace Video This video clearly shows that mistreating a fellow employee makes you look bad in the eyes of others…

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Workplace Violence Safety Bundle Download

  Click Here to download the FREE workplace violence bundle. Workplace Violence Training DVD Covers dealing with hostility and violence from coworkers as well external threats such as armed assailants and disgruntled customers. View Product Workplace Violence First Line of Defense Training Uses an interview with a convicted perpetrator as well as a compelling dramatization…

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