Planning for Prevention and ResponseBy
- Kim Kerr
Security and life safety professionals, campus security managers, contract security firms, human resource managers, business managers and property managers.
Hardbound, 344 Pages
Published: April 2010
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
"Kerr's unique perspective on conflict and violence in the workplace, based on his years of professional experience, will help you prevent or respond to incidents in your organization."--Bonnie Michelman, Head of Security, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA "One of the foremost experts in the field of personnel security and workplace violence, Kim M. Kerr, CPP, has put together a comprehensive and functional manual. This bookâs 15 chapters are easily digested, providing the reader with a great understanding of workplace-violence dynamics and remedies, such as increasingly common zero-tolerance policies. Kerr outlines the pros and cons of such policies, not only from a management perspective but also from an employee perspectiveâ¦.Of tremendous value are 12 appendices that can assist the reader in crafting sound policies and procedures. Templates include workplace weapons and violence policies, emergency procedures, and plans for active-shooter response and disaster recoveryâ¦. This must-read book presents an in-depth look at the dynamics of workplace violenceâ¦. This text presents a comprehensive look at early warning signs, violence on campus, policies and procedures, training and responding to an active shooter. The emerging issue of cyber-based threats is fully addressed in a complete chapter that includes specific recommendations for employers and employees."--Kevin Siegmund, Security Management Magazine