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Violence in the Workplace. Types, Warning Signs & Prevention. Ohio Division of Safety & Hygiene. How serious is the problem?. Homicide is the first leading cause of death in the workplace for women, 2nd cause of death for men. 80% of homicides are during robberies.

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Violencein the Workplace

Types,

Warning Signs &

Prevention

Ohio Division of Safety & Hygiene


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How serious is the problem?

  • Homicide is the first leading cause of death in the workplace for women, 2nd cause of death for men. 80% of homicides are during robberies.

  • Each week, an average of 20 people are murdered and 18,000 are assaulted in US workplaces.


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Definition

Workplace violence: Unwelcome harassment, threats, or attacks causing fear, mental or physical harm, or unreasonable stress in the workplace.


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VIWP Types

Type I Criminal

Type II Client, customer, patient

Type III Employee

Type IV Personal relationship


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Warning Signs

Type I Criminal

Type II Client, Customer, Patient

Type III Employee

Type IV Personal Relationship


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Dangerous Ingredients

Toxic Work

Environment

Troubled

Employee

Trigger

Event


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PersonalAnger Escalation

Critical Event

Physically Threatening

Verbally Threatening

Verbally Hostile

Agitated

Calm


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Prevention

Management commitment & leadership style

Pre-hiring checks

Employee involvement

Zero Tolerance Policy


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Preventioncontinued

  • Risk assessment

  • Crisis team

  • Training

  • Documentation


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Summary

  • Actively address VIWP issues

  • Assess the risk of violence

  • Involve employees

  • Consistently apply standards

  • Document incidents & take threats seriously

  • Create a zero tolerance policy

  • Train all employees


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