Assessment for Specific Risk: Working with Unstable or Volatile Clients

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

The Benefits

This assessment can be useful to workplaces where workers are providing services or products to persons with physiological, psychological, or psychiatric conditions, or substance abuse issues. Examples of workers providing services or products to this population include caregivers, parole officers, police, corrections officers, youth officers, social service workers, and receptionists. Examples of activities include:

  • Providing a service to persons with physiological, psychological, or psychiatric conditions, or substance abuse issues
  • Providing a service that involves physical contact with clients who may be unpredictable due to influences outside the workplace

 

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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