TITLE

In Case of Emergency

AUTHOR(S)
Thilmany, Jean
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
HR Magazine;Nov2007, Vol. 52 Issue 11, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article suggests the importance of training managers to reduce workplace violence and prepare organizations to cope in a crisis. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 516 homicides happened at work in 2006. An employee or former employee who acts in anger can irrevocably tarnish a company's image and cost an employer legal fees, and a violent incident at work can traumatize all employees, whether or not they are directly affected. Security experts recommend that every employer create a comprehensive plan to deal with violent incidents.
ACCESSION #
27351204

 

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