Be S.A.F.E. (Not Sorry): Preventing Violence in the Workplace
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Today, more than 700 employees will go to work expecting it to be a normal workday, only to wind up physically attacked before the day is over. More than 1,000 people will be murdered on the job this year. With more than 2 million Americans assaulted or harassed annually on the job, it's clear that workplace violence is a serious threat. Everyone thinks that it could not happen at their workplace, but the truth is, it can happen anywhere.
Employees who are suffering from mental illness, under severe stress or who have faced disciplinary action can all pose a threat to their coworkers and bosses, but that doesn't mean that you can't take steps to make the workplace safe. Be S.A.F.E. (Not Sorry): Preventing Violence in the Workplace will teach employees and management the best practices for promoting a workplace that is free of violence.
What They'll Learn:
- The importance of awareness in stopping workplace violence.
- How workplace violence often begins as seemingly harmless incidents.
- The dangers of ignoring warning signs that a coworker or subordinate could be a threat.
- Tips on how to respond to abnormal or questionable behaviors in the workplace.
- The system in place for reporting possible threats.
- How some workplace violence incidents begin with problems at home.
- The S.A.F.E. system for dealing with emergency situations and potential threats.