U.S. Employment/Labor: Workplace Violence & Disaster Preparedness Domain Supplement resource Standards and Guidelines OCEG Reviewed
This Supplement addresses steps to avoid, detect and respond to instances of workplace violence and offers general preparedness guidance to address other workplace disasters. Use this Supplement in conjunction with use of the OCEG GRC Capability Model (Red Book) to ensure complete understanding and application of its contents.
Employer Liability for an Employee's Bad Acts (2010) resource Articles Member contributionOCEG Reviewed
Job-Related Accidents or Misconduct - Under a legal doctrine sometimes referred to by the fancy title "respondeat superior," an employer is legally responsible for the actions of its employees. However, this rule only applies if the employee is acting within the course and scope of employment.
Workplace violence intervention effectiveness: a systematic literature review resource Research / Studies OCEG Reviewed
Abstract: This is a systematic review of literature published since 1992, to determine the effectiveness of interventions in preventing workplace violence and to suggest interventions that need further evaluation research.
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Occupational Violence resource Agency Web Sites Member contributionOCEG Reviewed
Workplace Violence Prevention and Response Guideline (2005) resource White Papers Member contributionOCEG Reviewed
Workplace Violence Prevention: Readiness and Response (2011) resource Articles OCEG Reviewed
Law Enforcement Bulletin (January 2011, FBI)
AIHA, White Paper on Prevention of Workplace Violence (2000) resource White Papers Member contributionOCEG Reviewed
Preventing Workplace Violence - A "Catch-22" for Employers (June 2010) resource Articles
This article discusses conflicting duties faced by employers, factors that should be considered to anticipate, avoid and respond to this threat, and the development of an effective workplace violence prevention program.
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