Occupational Health Guide to Violence in the Workplace

CRC Press Inc
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 23. Dezember 1998
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 512 Seiten
978-1-56670-322-2 (ISBN)
Most books on workplace violence focus on psychological profiles. In a change of pace, Schneid examines the issue from a safety/health professional's viewpoint, taking all angles, legal issues, and potential ramifications into account. Chapters focus on not only in-house efforts to prevent violent incidents, but also government and legal standards directly or indirectly related to workers rights and corporate liability. Sharp increases in workplace violence continue to take an unfortunate toll on businesses everywhere. Preventative measures may be well-intentioned, but pose troubling conflicts in themselves, pitting each employee's privacy vs. overall worker protection. A full self-evaluation of your business and its personnel may be the key to safeguard against workplace violence. TOC:Individual Profiles and Warning Signs.- Workplace Violence Prevention Programs.- OSHA and Other Potential Liability.- Workers Compensation Liability.- Negligent Hiring.- Negligent Retention.- Negligent Supervision.- Negligent Training.- Negligent Security.- Wrongful Death.- Other Legal Considerations.- What to Expect After an Incident.- Selected Studies and Readings.
  • Englisch
  • Bosa Roca
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  • USA
Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • Höhe: 243 mm
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  • Breite: 162 mm
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  • Dicke: 31 mm
  • 862 gr
978-1-56670-322-2 (9781566703222)
1566703220 (1566703220)
weitere Ausgaben werden ermittelt
Briefing and Analyzing a Case
Overview and History
Individual Profiles and Warning Signs
Workplace Violence Prevention Programs
OSHA and Other Potential Liability
Workers Compensation Liability
Negligent Hiring
Negligent Retention
Negligent Supervision
Negligent Training
Negligent Security
Wrongful Death
Other Legal Considerations
What to Expect After an Incident
Selected Studies and Readings
Appendix A: Case Listing and Cites
Appendix B: NIOSH Information
Appendix C: OSHA Information
Appendix D: OSHA Guidelines
Appendix E: Employee Workplace Rights
Appendix F: OPM Guidelines and Selected Websites
"is an interesting and intense bookyou can be sure opposing legal counsel in a suit is going to be prepared." -Keith L'Esperance in Marketplace Product Review

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