Addressing Workplace Violence

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This workbook examines appropriate steps that you can take to minimize the potential for violent episodes at work - and how to respond to violence when it does occur.  

Topics Include:


  • The Problem
  • The Perpetrators and the Victims
  • Laws Addressing Workplace Violence
  • Management Rights and Legal Obligations Summarized

Cal/OSHA Guidelines for Workplace Security

  • Employer’s Duty to Provide a Safe Workplace
  • “Guidelines for Workplace Security”
  • Recording and Reporting Workplace Violence
  • Investigating Assaults Involving Death or Serious Injury
  • Consultation Assistance for Employers
  • Civil and Criminal Penalties

Preventative Measures

  • Knowing the Warning Signs
  • Dealing with Threats
  • Applicant Screening
  • Post-Employment Medical Inquiries
  • Fitness for Duty Exams

Responding to Workplace Violence

  • Immediate Response Procedures
  • Follow-Up Response Procedures
  • Investigation and Workplace Searches
  • Physical Security Measures
  • Temporary Restraining Orders and Injunctions: How to Respond to Violence that Comes to Work
  • Responding to Domestic Violence Issues
  • Discipline and Discharge of Employees Who Engage in Unsafe/Violent Conduct in the Workplace

Liability Exposure Due to Workplace Violence

  • Negligent Hiring, Training and Retention
  • Respondent Superior Liability
  • Employer’s Duty to Warn
  • Disability Discrimination Laws
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Maintenance of a “Dangerous Condition”
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Third Party Liability

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