Compliance Center

Workplace Violence

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THIS COMPLIANCE CENTER IS FOR YOU regardless of what industry you’re in or how big your company is. The COMPLIANCE CENTER helps you protect workers from risks of violence at the workplace—whether by co-workers or third parties—via violence hazard assessment, environmental and work controls, workplace violence policies and procedures, domestic violence prevention, training, reporting of violence and other measures to prevent workplace violence, harassment and bullying.

Articles & Insight
    • sample image OSHA Turns Up the Heat on Workplace Violence

      In practice, OSHA citations for workplace violence are relatively rare. But they’re not as rare as they used to be...
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    • sample image 9 Pitfalls in Investigating

      Workplace violence dos and don'ts ...
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    • sample image How to Survey Supervisors as Part of Your Violence Hazard Assessment

      All employers have a legal duty to prevent violence in their workplaces either under OSHA or other laws. (Click here for an explanation of which laws ...
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    • sample image Workplace Violence & the Myth of Zero Tolerance

      Zero tolerance has become the policy of choice for dealing with workers who engage in workplace violence. Zero tolerance means...
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    • sample image Are Threats of Violence Grounds for Termination?

      What kind of discipline should you impose if one of your workers issue a threat to a supervisor or co-worker? The answer depends on how real the threat actually is.
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Time Saving Tools
  • General Physical Environment Assessment
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    As with other hazards, the first step in managing workplace violence risks is conducting a hazard assessment. This tool will help you determine the potential hazards in the workplace. Read More...

  • EMPLOYEE WORKPLACE VIOLENCE SURVEY
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    Workplace violence hazard assessment can be a sensitive issue, especially to the extent it turns inward and focuses on the potential risks of violence posed by workers in the workplace. Read More...

  • MODEL SUPERVISOR WORKPLACE VIOLENCE SURVEY
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    Workplace violence hazard assessment can be a sensitive issue, especially to the extent it turns inward and focuses on the potential Read More...

  • Workplace Violence Policy Statement
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    Although not specifically required by OSHA, Best Practices and unofficial OSHA guidance suggests that employers develop a written... Read More...

  • Workplace Violence Disciplinary Policy
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    When people talk about workplace violence policies, the phrase “zero tolerance” almost always comes up... Read More...

  • Workplace Violence Model Safe Work Procedures
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    Although violence can happen anywhere, anytime, some operations involve especially high hazards. If such tasks can’t be avoided, you need ... Read More...

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