Workplace Safety

Workplace Safety

Establishing an Effective Violence Prevention Program

1st Edition - October 23, 2015

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  • Authors: Randall Ferris, Daniel Murphy
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128027752
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128027899

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Description

Workplace Safety: Establishing an Effective Violence Prevention Program includes a powerful model on how to overcome organizational rationalization, objection, and denial when confronted with proposing a workplace violence protection program. The book offers real-life cases studies on how violence was successfully avoided using the book’s program, and also shows how to recognize and report precursor behaviors that precede violence. In addition, the book demonstrates proven methods for properly, and effectively, responding to violence should it occur, and tactfully managing the aftermath.

Key Features

  • Includes a powerful model on how to overcome organizational rationalization, objection, and denial when confronted with proposing a workplace violence protection program
  • Offers real-life cases studies on how violence was successfully avoided using the book’s program
  • Presents best practices on how to recognize and report precursor behaviors that precede violence
  • Demonstrates proven methods for properly, and effectively, responding to violence and tactfully managing the aftermath

Readership

Security practitioners, loss Prevention personnel, Lawyers, Risk Managers, Law Enforcement Personnel, Human Resource Management

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Getting Your Ducks in a Row

    Chapter 1: Definitions, Statistics, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration

    • Abstract
    • Workplace Violence Is Not a Crime
    • Reporting at the Federal Level
    • OSHA’s Role
    • OSHA Workplace Violence Inspections
    • OSHA Risk Factors
    • OSHA Fines and Lawsuits
    • What Every Company Should Do

    Chapter 2: The Need for a Violence Prevention Program

    • Abstract
    • Avoidance of Legal Liability
    • The Cost of an On-Site Homicide

    Chapter 3: Overcoming Rationalizations, Objections, and Denials

    • Abstract

    Part II: Getting Everyone Up-to-Speed

    Chapter 4: Types of Violence

    • Abstract

    Chapter 5: Relationship Violence

    • Abstract
    • Observable Symptoms of Relationship Violence
    • Discussing Your Concerns with the Associate

    Chapter 6: Associate Violence

    • Abstract
    • Motive and Behavioral Warning Signs

    Chapter 7: External Violence

    • Abstract
    • How Much Security Is Appropriate?

    Part III: Formulating a Plan and Putting it Into Action

    Chapter 8: Seven Components of a Comprehensive Violence Prevention Plan

    • Abstract
    • The Seven Components of a Comprehensive Violence Prevention Plan

    Chapter 9: Staff and Management Training

    • Abstract
    • Associate Training Plan
    • Supervisor and Management Training

    Chapter 10: The Situational Assessment and Management Team

    • Abstract
    • Assembling the Team
    • Addressing the Immediate Threat
    • The Investigation
    • Conducting Threat Assessments

    Chapter 11: High-Risk Terminations and Building an Enhanced Security Plan

    • Abstract
    • Softening the Landing
    • After the Termination is Over
    • The Enhanced Security Plan

    Chapter 12: Managing the Aftermath of Violence

    • Abstract
    • Victim and Family Care
    • Employee Care
    • Police Relations
    • Interim Business Recovery
    • Public Communication

Product details

  • No. of pages: 180
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2015
  • Published: October 23, 2015
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128027752
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128027899

About the Authors

Randall Ferris

Affiliations and Expertise

Co-founder, Violence Prevention Strategies, LLC. MN, USA

Daniel Murphy

Affiliations and Expertise

Co-founder, Violence Prevention Strategies, LLC. MN, USA

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