Assessment for Specific Risk: Working in High-Crime Areas

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: February 3rd, 2012
Topics: Workplace Violence |

The Benefits

This assessment may help workplaces determine the risk of workplace violence where workers perform services in a fixed location in a high-crime area. A high-crime area is identified by police and insurance and real estate broker statistics. Examples:

  • Working in areas where there is a high potential for assault, sexual assault, or robbery, based on police statistics
  • Working in areas where there is a high potential for theft and/or property damage, based on insurance and realtor/broker statistics

How to Use this Tool

This tool will show you how to organize a hazard assessment and what factors to consider.

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