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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-754
... Introduction Pro-action for addressing risks and reducing them to ALARP (as low as reasonably practical/possible) is what we as Safety Professionals constantly aim to achieve, so why is Workplace Violence so different? We typically gather facts, analyze the data, identify areas of need...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-615
... as the security concerns in the world are changing, such as workplace violence and/or terrorist threats and attacks. As the internal and external threats to employees change, the identification and classification of a lone worker is also changing. The lone worker is no longer limited to those working in hazardous...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-733
..., constantly aim to achieve. So why is Workplace Violence so different? We typically gather facts, analyze the data, identify areas of need, and then put effort and action into risk reduction plans. We utilize a hierarchy of controls, implement the controls, and strive to continually improve upon the plan...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-764
..., as it is their safety at stake, and also to organizations who face their own risks and level of liability. In fact, it has been documented that an organization need not have a workplace violence incident to experience its effects, but rather, that in some cases, the mere threat of workplace violence can create unneeded...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2015
Paper Number: ASSE-15-611
... immunology workplace violence corrective action osha ergonomic hazard hazard Session No. 611 OSHA's General Duty Clause: A Guide to Enforcement and Legal Defenses Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP Law Office of Adele L. Abrams PC Beltsville, MD Introduction The General Duty Clause (GDC), Section 5(a)(1...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-703
... to be developed and maintained throughout one's professional and personal life. All employees should at least be offered the awareness level training. It is the company's responsibility to provide a safe work environment for all of its employees. suicide us government workplace violence indicator...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-740
... occupational injury workplace violence institute safety publication vehicle health & medicine injury fatality niosh ergonomics Session No. 740 New Research and Findings from the NIOSH Division of Safety Research Dawn Castillo, M.P.H. Thomas Bobick, Ph.D., P.E., CSP Stephanie Pratt, Ph.D...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-554
...? Is there a need to prepare the workplace for a hostile intruder event, or prepare for proactive responses? A growing trend is developing in our country where workplace violence has been moving from individual to individual attacks, to large-scale massacres where the suspect attempts to take out as many people...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-561
... to issue General Duty Clause violations for outburst of workplace violence. All of this brings to a head several competing legal duties and obligations and a potential landmine for the safety professional. Thus, our paper begins with the simple premise that OSHA recognizes workplace violence...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-684
... Session No. 684 Preventing and Managing Workplace Violence: A Canadian Perspective Norm Keith, B.A., LLB., CRSP Gowling LaFleur Henderson Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Problem of Workplace Violence In April, 2005, Lori Dupont, a nurse employed at the Hotel-Dieu Grace Hospital in Windsor, Ontario...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-542
... vehicle warehouse workplace violence niosh occupational safety and health small business distribution center Session No. 542 Wholesale/Retail Trade Safety Issues John W. Mroszczyk, Ph.D., PE, CSP Northeast Consulting Engineers, Inc. Danvers, MA Introduction The Wholesale and Retail Trade (WRT...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-659
... employment law employer US government Policy Statement incident contingency planning violence evaluation procedure regulation incident report labor law information workplace violence incident threat assault risk assessment workplace violence risk factor workplace violence...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-656
... The Problem of Workplace Violence In September 1989, Joseph T. Wesbecker, an employee who was on long-term disability leave from his job at the Standard Gravure Company in Louisville, Kentucky, entered the plant and killed eight co-workers with a semi-automatic assault rifle. Twelve other...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-613
... potential warning signals of violence or assaultive behavior Describe key elements of a personal workplace violence prevention program Identify steps to mitigate or eliminate workplace violence List various other health and safety concerns in a home-based environment Workplace Violence-Facts...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-561
... and 1998 for all violent crime were 1,744,300 incidents; 900 of those were homicides and 70,100 were robberies. Although the American Society of Safety Engineers reports in a May 2004 survey that 80 percent of employers surveyed have written policies in place addressing workplace violence, only 33 percent...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 11–14, 2006
Paper Number: ASSE-06-660
... and responding to violent acts, Officer Stephens can identify the signs of aggressive behavior and develop programs for companies to follow that will help defuse a situation before violence is the answer. Dr. Brown, a victim in two workplace violence episodes, has developed programs to identify potential...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-709
... Workplace Violence Prevention Policy Purpose The purpose of this document is to create and maintain a safe workplace free from violence by establishing guidelines that prohibit violent behavior and provide support and protection for victims. In compliance with the Federal Occupational Safety...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-781-1
... a difference designing against terrorism or designing against crime and workplace violence? What is the chance or likelihood that our private or public sector buildings would be a victim of an act of terrorism? The perceived level of threat is much greater than the actuality. The incidence of terrorism...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 10–13, 2001
Paper Number: ASSE-01-724
...Session 724 Workplace Violence Survey and White Paper JoAnn Sullivan, CSP Ruth A. Unks, ARM Executive Summary This White Paper summarizes the results of a joint survey project on current programs and policies to prevent and mitigate workplace violence. Members of the Risk and Insurance Management...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 25–28, 2000
Paper Number: ASSE-00-053
... THE PROBLEM OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE In September 1989, Joseph T. Wesbecker ("Wesbecker"), an employee who was on long-term disability leave from his job at the Standard Gravure Company in Louisville, Kentucky, entered the plant and killed eight co-workers with a semi-automatic assault rifle...

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