Posts Tagged ‘workplace violence prevention’

Workplace Violence Infographic: Third-Party Violence in the Workplace June 16, 2016 No Comments

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Workplace violence is never welcome, especially as the workplace is a place where we wouldn’t normally associate with violence. But every now and then, a violent situation breaks out. In such situations, it’s been to be prepared to diffuse the situations in a safe manner. One of the best ways to be prepared in […]

Active Shooter in the Building! How Will Workers Respond June 14, 2016 No Comments

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Do employees at your workplace know what to do if someone started shooting inside your building?
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has gathered materials with recommendations for businesses.
One booklet (PDF) gives advice on how to respond if an active shooter is in the vicinity, in order of preferred response:
1. Evacuate. Get out of the building. […]

Workplace Violence Infographic: Anatomy of Workplace Violence June 10, 2016 No Comments

Just because we’re at work, wrapped up in our tasks, doesn’t necessarily mean we’re immune to negative circumstances such as violence. The sad truth is that workplace violence is a very real thing, warranting proper safety precautions to prevent tragic damage often caused by it.
As the infographic states, each year about 2 million people […]

AFL-CIO report: 150 U.S. workers die every day May 10, 2016 No Comments


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 safety.
In […]

Workers Memorial Day: 150 Workers Killed on the Job Every Day May 3, 2016 No Comments


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 and […]

The Growing Epidemic of Deadly Workplace Violence and Three Ways to Prevent It April 26, 2016 No Comments

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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 the […]

GAO Report Highlights Violence in Healthcare Settings April 19, 2016 No Comments


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 […]

Safety Experts Reveal 5 Tips for Surviving a Workplace Shooting January 25, 2016 No Comments

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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 First […]

Bullying and Harassment in Construction: Not Part of the Job January 11, 2016 No Comments

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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 and […]

Workplace Violence Safety Bundle Download December 7, 2015 No Comments

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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 to communicate the impact […]

Video: Surviving an Active Shooter No Comments

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Related Workplace Violence Training DVDs:

Be S.A.F.E. Not Sorry: Preventing Violence in the Workplace

Learn appropriate actions that will prevent harassment, intimidation and angry scenes from escalating uncontrollably. View Product

Workplace Bullying and Violence: Supervisors and Employees
The two discs help ensure trainers deliver consistent bullying and workplace violence training to both supervisors and employees. View Product

Workplace […]

SLC 2015: A Plant Tour of Baldor Electric Reveals Reasons for Outstanding Safety Record December 1, 2015 No Comments

A tour of the Baldor Electric in Belton, S.C., revealed a facility that cares about quality in terms of products, employee and contractor safety and stewardship of the facility. I always know I’m in a facility where people care when I don’t see spills on the floor, trash piled up near waste collection areas and […]

NSC 2011: The Top 9 Reasons Workers Don’t Report Near Misses November 24, 2015 No Comments


La Duke, associate and principle of Rockford Greene International, stressed that near misses provide important information about hazards and are essential elements for calculating risks. Unfortunately, it can be all but impossible to get an accurate count of near misses. And when employees are reluctant to report them, that just makes it more difficult
Here are […]

(VIDEO) Workplace Violence Video: Clerk Grabs Robber’s Gun, Shoots Him March 9, 2015 1 Comment

Related Workplace Violence Training DVDs:

Workplace Violence Video Training 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 in the Workplace DVD
Learn to recognize behaviors and warning signs of potential threats from coworkers and what steps to take. View Product

Workplace Violence […]

No Workers’ Comp Because Having Gun Held to Your Head is Part of Job? January 27, 2015 No Comments


State laws and court rulings have opened the door for workers’ comp benefits for psychological injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Despite that, this employer tried to deny benefits to an employee because being a victim of an armed robbery was part of the job.
Gregory Kochanowicz was the manager of a PA Liquor Control […]