A fighting chance of safety
- Sounding off about verbal abuse. Brennan, Walter // Occupational Health;Nov2003, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p22
Examines the magnitude of the problem of verbal abuse in the workplace in Great Britain. Percentage of reported incidents of violence caused by verbal abuse; Level of attention given to the problem in employee training courses; Definitions of verbal abuse; Kind of verbal abuse which employees...
- Red mists rising. // Employers Law;Mar2003, p7
Comments on the incidence of work rage in Great Britain. Definition of work rage; Statistics on workplace violence; Duties of employers.
- What worries security directors? // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jul2003, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p10
Cites the result of a survey pertaining to the number one concern of corporate security professionals in the U.S. Total cost associate with workplace violence; Factors that contribute to potential hostilities among the workforce.
- Workplace violence top concern. Smith, S.L. // Occupational Hazards;Feb97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the findings of the study on corporate security concerns conducted by the security firm Pinkerton's Inc. Workplace violence as the top security concern; Employee theft; Ethical business conduct; Employee selection.
- Negative peace takes less effort, but cost could be higher. Noll, Douglas E. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;02/28/2000, Issue 322583, p5
Discusses the concept of peace in the workplace in California companies. Absence of overt conflict or violence in workplaces; Existence of the right relationship between each member of the work group; Comparison of negative peace with positive peace in the workplace.
- Incivility: Gateway to violence. // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Feb2000, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p8
Reports on the findings of a study which reveals an increase in workplace incivility in the United States. Workplace violence experts' belief that the growth of incivility in the office could result to more threatening behavior by some workers; Frequency of men as aggressors in workplace...
- Office RAGE--The Modern Craze. Di Genio, John // Armed Forces Comptroller;Spring2001, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p9
Discusses the causes, ramifications and prevention of violence in the workplace. Statistical information on violence in the workplace; Factors that contribute to workplace violence; Responsibilities of employers in preventing violence in the workplace.
- Is Your Workplace Violent? // Training & Development;Dec93, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p23
Provides guide questions regarding workplace violence.
- Defined training strategy, prompt intervention make best weapons against workplace violence. Doherty, Stephen // Nation's Restaurant News;12/13/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 50, p29
Discusses how U.S. restaurant operators can prevent workplace violence. Economic costs of workplace violence; U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's definition of workplace violence; Risk facing foodservice operators who handle cash and work late-night hours; Internal challenge of...