The Workplace Violence Prevention Handbook

The Workplace Violence Prevention Handbook

by Don Philpott, Don Grimme, Sheryl Grimme
     
 

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Workplace violence can occur anywhere: schools, office buildings, hospitals, or late-night convenience stores. It can occur day or night, inside or outside of the workplace, and it can include threats, harassment, bullying, stalking, verbal abuse, and intimidation. Left unchecked, workplace violence can lead to physical assaults and homicide. This handbook tackles…  See more details below

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Workplace violence can occur anywhere: schools, office buildings, hospitals, or late-night convenience stores. It can occur day or night, inside or outside of the workplace, and it can include threats, harassment, bullying, stalking, verbal abuse, and intimidation. Left unchecked, workplace violence can lead to physical assaults and homicide. This handbook tackles this often overlooked but pervasive problem and provides a comprehensive five-step process for understanding and preventing it.

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The Colorado Lawyer
News reports of violence in the workplace are all too common, but many of us continue to believe that "it can't happen here" or "it can't be prevented." The Workplace Violence Prevention Handbook dispels those notions by reminding us that violence isn't always a tragic event performed by a disgruntled former employee....The Handbook's authors are experts on workplace violence...They provide a lengthy bibliography and list of resources for employers to explore beyond the book. OVerall, this book is probably most useful for employers that do not have safety programs in place. However, it also would be useful for supervisors in any organization, because it extensively describes warning signs of workplace violence that are often overlooked.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605906478
Publisher:
Government Institutes
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

Don Philpott has published over five thousand articles in newspapers and magazines in the U. S. and U. K., and written more than ninety books on a wide range of subjects, including The Wounded Warrior Handbook (GI, 2008). Don Grimme is the President of GHR Training Solutions, a nationwide 'workplace people solutions' consulting firm, and coauthor of the groundbreaking book on managing people in today's workplace, The New Manager's Tool Kit (2008). His articles are among the most frequently quoted resources on the subject.

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