Workplace Violence: It's Security's Business
- Occupational fatalities up four percent in 1994. // Labor Law Journal;Aug95, Vol. 46 Issue 8, p491
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported a total of 6,588 occupational injuries in 1994, an increase of 4% over 1993. On average, about 18 fatal work injuries occurred each day in 1994. Eighty-five percent of the fatally injured workers died the day they were injured; 97 percent died within...
- On the Job Security. Landi, Heather // Beverage World;9/15/2010, Vol. 129 Issue 9, p12
The article focuses on the occurrence of workplace violence in the U.S. in 2010. A shooting incident occurred at Hartford Distributors in Manchester, Connecticut on August 3 wherein several people were killed. A report on workplace shootings that was released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
- Disgruntled employees rarely 'go postal.' Giusti, Michael // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/11/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 20, p1
Reports on the prevalence of workplace violence in the U.S. Causes of workplace killings; Susceptibility of law enforcement and security workers to on-the-job violence; Statistics on workplace violence by the Bureau of Justice Statistics. INSETS: Workplace shootings;Cause and effect.
- 11 guidelines for preventing and addressing workplace viole. // HR Specialist: Pennsylvania Employment Law;May2012, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p4
The article presents 11 guidelines for preventing and addressing violence in workplace, which include ban weapons, training supervisors, and training front-line employees. It says that almost 2 million of U.S. workers are victioms of workplace violence every year, based on the Bureau of Labor...
- Workplace Homicides. Holbrook, Emily // Risk Management (00355593);Nov2012, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p14
The article focuses on issues concerning workplace violence and homicides in the U.S. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that an average of 564 work-related homicides occur in the country every year due to a lack of gun control as well as stress and inadequate resources to help disgruntled...
- Reducing the Risk of Workplace Violence. Gray, Carrie L. // Foundry Management & Technology;Sep98, Vol. 126 Issue 9, p74
Presents information on the prevention of workplace violence, with reference to a report from the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. How workplace violence accounts for 16 percent of worker fatalities in 1994; What is the number one cause of death for women in the...
- Hired gun. KITA, JOE // Men's Health;Mar99, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p92
Reveals a shooting incident in a workplace involving an agressive worker with a troubled work history. Impact of the shooting incident on the victim; Number of employees that were murdered by fellows from 1992 to 1997, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.
- Job injuries down except for repetitive motion. Morrissey, James S. // Textile World;Feb96, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p1/8
Presents the Bureau of Labor Statistics' (BLS) report on on-the-job injuries. Statistical information.
- SAFE HARBOR. Bahls, Steven C.; Bahls, Jane Easter // Entrepreneur;Apr2001, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p98
Deals with violence in the workplace in the United States (U.S.). Cases of homicides in workplaces from 1992 to 1996, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Ways to reduce the chances of workplace violence; Statistics on workers in the U.S. who were victimized while working from 1992...