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RESPONSE TO WORKPLACE VIOLENCE . The Latest Thinking and Best Practices 2010. THIS YEAR WORKPLACE VIOLENCE AS WE KNOW IT TURNS 24 YEARS OLD. Today, responding to work place violence requires attention to more than just a physical attack. . Violence of Four Types.

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response to workplace violence

RESPONSE TO WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

The Latest Thinking and Best Practices 2010

this year workplace violence as we know it turns 24 years old
THIS YEAR WORKPLACE VIOLENCE AS WE KNOW IT TURNS 24 YEARS OLD.

Today, responding to work place violence requires attention to more than just a physical attack.

violence of four types
Violence of Four Types
  • Violence by Criminals 76%
  • Violence Directed at Employees 5%
  • Violence against Coworkers 13%
  • Violence in Personal Relationships 6%
whose concern is it

WHOSE CONCERN IS IT?

Employers have a legal & ethical obligation to promote a work environment free from threats and violence.

preventing violence
PREVENTING VIOLENCE
  • Bullying, Threats, Harassment,
  • Domestic Violence, Stalking
  • Emotional Abuse, Intimidation

IF LEFT UNCHECKED ALL WILL

LIKELY RESULT IN VIOLENT BEHAVIOR.

plus factor
PLUS FACTOR
  • When violence comes from an employee or someone close to an employee there is a much greater chance of seeing a warning sign in behavior.
signs
SIGNS
  • Ominous, Specific Threats
  • Increasing Belligerence
  • Recent Acquisition/Fascination With Weapons
  • Obsession with Coworker/Supervisor or Employee Grievance
  • Preoccupation with Violent Themes.
signs continued
SIGNS CONTINUED
  • Noticeable Changes in Behavior
  • Angry, Sullen, or Depressed
  • Homicidal/Suicidal Comments or Threats
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Workplace Violence doesn’t just happen, it develops over time &

someone notices the changes.

Austin Water Utility Security Management Office

planning
PLANNING
  • The current workplace culture
  • Get a Multidisciplinary Approach
  • First line Supervisor “buy in”
  • Implement Zero Tolerance Policy
5 elements of program
5 ELEMENTS OF PROGRAM
  • Written Policy
  • Staff Training
  • Threat Management Team
  • Incident Management Team
  • Record Keeping

*THE KEY TO AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY IS AN INTEGRATED APPROACH THAT DRAWS ON SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES FROM ALL PARTS OF THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE.

preventive practices
PREVENTIVE PRACTICES
  • Preemployment Background Screening-
    • Identify and Screen Out Potentially Violent People.
      • Holes in Application
      • Criminal Background Investigation
      • Driving Records {alcohol/drugs / aggressive driving}
      • Credit Records
      • Public Internet Sites
      • Social Networking Sites {my space, facebook, twitter}
  • Floor Plan & Physical Workspace
training
TRAINING
  • Building Notifications
  • Evacuations
  • Sheltering In Place

FOSTER A SAFE SECURE WORKPLACE

threat management team
THREAT MANAGEMENT TEAM
  • Team Concept
  • Team Composition
  • Threat Reporting
  • Threat Assessment
    • Credibility & Viability of Intent
    • Evaluate the Threatener
    • Team Response
  • Value of Team for Fear & Anxiety Reduction
incident management team
INCIDENT MANAGEMENT TEAM
  • In-charge of crisis incidents - from weather related to active shooter incidents.
    • Need to know evacuations, staging areas, search protocols, return to normal.
    • Fully Support Program.
your presenter
YOUR PRESENTER

W. Scott Stephens, CPP

STEPHENS SECURITY GROUP

Stephens958@Earthlink.net

512-801-1770