Dispatches from the Front Lines of Workplace Safety and Health

Violence Against Transit Workers Transit workers and labor unions across America are sounding the alarm over the trend of violence, assaults, and …Dispatches from the Front Lines of Workplace Safety and Health

Home of the Brave?

Home of the Brave? May 27, 2022 By Gabe Kapler 253 Comments The day 19 children and 2 teachers were murdered, we held a moment of silence at sporting events around the country, then we played the national anthem, and we went on with our lives. Players, staff and fans stood for the moment of … Continue reading Home of the Brave?

“Workplace Violence Prevention” – Video & Information”

 What is workplace violence? Workplace violence is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. It ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide. It can affect and involve employees, clients, customers and visitors. Homicide is currently the fourth-leading … Continue reading “Workplace Violence Prevention” – Video & Information”

Preventing Workplace Violence – Tips & Information

Risk Factors The following references provide information on risk factors and scope of violence in the workplace and may help increase awareness of workplace violence: Federal Agency Guidance Workplace Violence, 1993-2009 [624 KB PDF, 18 pages]. US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, (2011, March 29). Presents data from 1993 through 2009 from the … Continue reading Preventing Workplace Violence – Tips & Information

“What Is Workplace Violence?” & How To Prevent It

Risk Factors The following references provide information on risk factors and scope of violence in the workplace and may help increase awareness of workplace violence: Federal Agency Guidance Workplace Violence, 1993-2009 [624 KB PDF, 18 pages]. US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, (2011, March 29). Presents data from 1993 through 2009 from the … Continue reading “What Is Workplace Violence?” & How To Prevent It

Preventing Workplace Violence – Tips & Information

Risk Factors The following references provide information on risk factors and scope of violence in the workplace and may help increase awareness of workplace violence: Federal Agency Guidance Workplace Violence, 1993-2009 [624 KB PDF, 18 pages]. US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, (2011, March 29). Presents data from 1993 through 2009 from the … Continue reading Preventing Workplace Violence – Tips & Information

Preventing Workplace Violence

Risk Factors The following references provide information on risk factors and scope of violence in the workplace and may help increase awareness of workplace violence: Federal Agency Guidance Workplace Violence, 1993-2009 [624 KB PDF, 18 pages]. US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, (2011, March 29). Presents data from 1993 through 2009 from the … Continue reading Preventing Workplace Violence

Free Webinar – “Workplace Violence: Warning Signs, Red Flags & What Puts You at Risk!” – Tuesday, May 1, 2012 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

    Metis Secure Solutions Presents: "Workplace Violence: Warning Signs, Red Flags & What Puts You at Risk!" - with Workplace Violence Expert - Carol Fredrickson Every business can be hurt by workplace violence! The only common element: managers and executives who were sure “it couldn’t happen here!” In most workplace violence shootings there were “red … Continue reading Free Webinar – “Workplace Violence: Warning Signs, Red Flags & What Puts You at Risk!” – Tuesday, May 1, 2012 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

OSHA Opens Grant Application Submittals For $1.2 Million In Susan Harwood Training Grants

    The US Department of Labor's OSHA has announced that it is seeking applications for two types of training grants, with funds to be awarded totaling $1.2 million. The two types of grants available are Targeted Topic Training and Targeted Topic Training and Educational Materials Development. OSHA has outlined the following topics for the … Continue reading OSHA Opens Grant Application Submittals For $1.2 Million In Susan Harwood Training Grants

Developing A Workplace Violence Prevention Plan & New OSHA Enforcement Procedures

  Highlights Enforcement Procedures for Investigating or Inspecting Workplace Violence Incidents. OSHA Directive CPL 02-01-052, (2011, September 8). Preventing Violence Against Taxi and For-Hire Drivers [64 KB PDF*, 1 page]. OSHA Fact Sheet, (2010, April). Recommendations for Workplace Violence Prevention Programs in Late-Night Retail Establishments [404 KB PDF*, 40 pages]. OSHA Publication 3153-12R, (2009). Guidelines … Continue reading Developing A Workplace Violence Prevention Plan & New OSHA Enforcement Procedures

OSHA Issues First Directive On Investigation of Incidents

Inspectors with the Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration Sept. 8 were issued a directive on conducting inspections and investigations involving on-the-job violence, the first directive of its kind for inspectors. A range of issues are covered in CPL 02-01-052, Enforcement Procedures of Investigating or Inspecting Workplace Violence Incidents, from which types of businesses … Continue reading OSHA Issues First Directive On Investigation of Incidents

ABB shooting: Economy may play role in workplace violence

The shooting at ABB Group in St. Louis Thursday that ended with four people dead, including the shooter, raises the prospect that the recession could be a strong contributor to workplace violence. The Associated Press reports that the shooter, Timothy Hendron, was among several plant employees suing the company and its trustee, Fidelity Management Trust, … Continue reading ABB shooting: Economy may play role in workplace violence