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Occupational Health Guide to Violence in the Workplace

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ISBN13: 9781566703222
ISBN: 1566703220
Published: November 1999
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Format: Hardback
Price: £85.00

20 murders every week. 18,000 assaults in the same time. All on the job.Sharp increases in workplace violence continue to take an unfortunate toll on American business-and its employees, families and communities. Preventative measures may be well-intentioned, but pose troubling conflicts in themselves, pitting each employee's privacy vs. overall worker protection.A full-self evaluation of your business and its personnel may be the key to safeguard against workplace violence. Thomas D. Schneid's Occupational Health Guide to Violence in the Workplace provides the important guidelines for that careful, all-encompassing examination.Most books on workplace violence focus on psychological profiles. In a change of pace, Schneid examines the issue from a safety/health professional's viewpoint, taking all angles, legal issues, and potential ramifications into account. Chapters focus on not only in-house efforts to prevent violent incidents, but also government and legal standards directly or indirectly related to worker's rights and corporate liability.M ake every effort to prevent workplace violence from hitting home: start with advice from the Occupational Health Guide to Violence in the

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ForewardBriefing and Analyzing a CaseIntroductionOverview and HistoryIndividual Profiles and Warning SignsWorkplace Violence Prevention ProgramsOSHA and Other Potential LiabilityWorkers Compensation LiabilityNegligent HiringNegligent RetentionNegligent SupervisionNegligent TrainingNegligent SecurityWrongful DeathOther Legal ConsiderationsWhat to Expect After an IncidentSelected Studies and ReadingsAppendix A: Case Listing and CitesAppendix B: NIOSH InformationAppendix C: OSHA InformationAppendix D: OSHA GuidelinesAppendix E: Employee Workplace RightsAppendix F: OPM Guidelines and Selected Websites