Violence in the Workplace: Risk Reduction and Management

Violence in the Workplace: Risk Reduction and Management

Author: L. Stennett-Brewer

 

The issue of violence is currently one which has generated wide-spread concern within the United States. With murder reported as the third leading cause of job-related death, this report provides a comprehensive look at an issue of growing concern within the business community. This report provides information on Employee Violent Crime (EVC) as well as other issues of physical trauma within the workplace. The author discusses methods of identifying potentially violent employees, and provides a blueprint for responding proactively to impending violence and for effective follow-up to such situations.

Topics addressed include:

  • Review of recent work-related violence
  • Screening for potentially violent employees
  • Employer liability
  • Varieties of work-related trauma
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychological problems in professionals dealing with workplace violence and trauma
  • Profiles of typical perpetrators
  • Prevention of work-related violence and other trauma
  • Typical Circumstances of EVC
  • Caring for survivors
  • Barriers to Recovery

 

55 PAGES 37 REFERENCES 1994 
F101


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