Assessing Workplace Violence Risk to the Business

Nixon, W. Barry
May 2009
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;May2009, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p28
Trade Publication
The article offers tips on how to address workplace violence in a business. It suggests that the first step is to assess the possible threat of workplace violence based on the nature of the business and on the types of facilities and the locations. It recommends that once the risk has been distinguished, a vulnerability assessment must be executed.


Related Articles

  • Lyginamoji mobingo diagnozavimo instrumentų analizÄ—. VVEINHARDT, JOLITA; ŽUKAUSKAS, Pranas // Management of Organizations: Systematic Research;2011, Issue 58, p133 

    The paper analyses and compares the structure of the instruments used by foreign authors to diagnose mobbing, presents the research results and their interpretations. The description of psychological terror at workplaces, formulated by H. Leymann, which distinguishes five main criteria and 45...

  • Bexley Council tackles staff violence.  // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Aug2003, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p11 

    Reports the introduction of Violence at Work policy by the Bexley Council in August 2003. Reason for introducing the policy; Seminars and workshops sponsored by the council.

  • Workplace violence a growing problem.  // Labor Law Journal;Oct95, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p649 

    The article presents information about the "Work, Stress and Health '95: Creating Healthier Workplaces" forum to prevent and control of violence in the workplace. The forum was held in Washington D.C. and was sponsored by the American Psychological Association, the National Institute for...

  • Even personnel staff have been victims of bullying at work.  // Community Care;9/30/2004, Issue 1542, p54 

    Deals with the prevalence of bullying in the workplace, according to a research by magazine "Personnel Today." Common bullying tactics noted in the workplace; Main reason for the high incidence; Consequences of bullying.

  • Workplace bullying.  // Nursing Standard;2/7/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p58 

    The article presents a self-assessment questionnaire that will help test the knowledge about workplace bullying. The questionnaire composes ten multiple-choice questions which are broadly linked to the learning zone article. Information about the ways how to use the assessment and prize draw is...

  • How to… DEAL WITH ANGER IN THE WORKPLACE. LAPLACA, MARY // EG: Estates Gazette;5/19/2012, Issue 1220, p113 

    The article offers tips on dealing with anger in the workplace. Employees are suggested to take charge of the encounter when confronted by an angry customer. They are advised to disengage themselves from their own feeling. They are also recommended to develop a plan including a third party...

  • Preserve Respect, Safety at Work. Saul, Karen // Credit Union Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 73 Issue 8, p68 

    The article offers practical measures to minimize the potential for and magnitude of violent acts. According to the author, there are seven practical measures to control violence in the workplace such as workplace policies, workplace culture and recruiting practices. He added that to provide...

  • Violence in the workplace on the rise. Prince, Michael // Business Insurance;5/12/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 19, p1 

    This article focuses on increase in on-the-job tension stemming from rising layoffs and crashing retirement accounts is resulting in workplace tension. A recent example of workplace violence was the April 8, 2003 deadly shooting of Dr. Brian McGovern at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston...

  • Bully for you. Gregory, Annie // Works Management;Apr2005, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p40 

    Discusses how employers should curb or manage bullying in the workplace. Description of instances of bullying in the workplace; Working days lost to workplace bullying in Great Britain; Definition of bullying used in employment tribunals; Consequences of management bullying.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics