Workplace Violence

Workplace violence or occupational violence refers to violence, usually in the form of physical abuse or threat, that creates a risk to the health and safety of an employee or multiple employees.

Read more about Workplace Violence:  Epidemiology, Aggression, Occupational Groups At Higher Risk, See Also

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Chris Hatcher (psychologist) - Workplace Violence
... Hatcher was one of the first experts to recognize the importance of understanding workplace violence and develop methods of threat assessment ... He was acutely aware that the damage came not only from the violence itself in the workplace, but from mental torture created by the fear of threats of violence ... He tried to develop an organized method of identifying and assessing threats before violence occurred, helping organizations determine the signs and symptoms of stress in an ...
Workplace Violence - See Also
... health psychology Occupational safety and health Workplace aggression Workplace conflict ...
Workplace Bullying - Legal Aspects - Canada
... Quebec The Canadian Province of Quebec passed legislation addressing workplace bullying on 1 June 2004 ... protecting them against the risk of workplace violence." The Act requires establishment of Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees for larger employers ... Under the act, workplace violence is defined as "...the attempted or actual exercise of any intentional physical force that causes or may cause physical injury to a worker ...
Los Angeles Police Department Threat Management Unit
... MEU) because stalking suspects often suffer from some form of mental instability, and workplace violence suspects experience some form of mental health crisis when they make ... Assessment Response Team (SMART) accompanies TMU on all of its calls involving stalkers and workplace violence ... Investigate aggravated workplace violence cases involving City departments and employees ...
Occupational Health Psychology - Avenues of OHP Research - Workplace Violence
... OHP is also concerned with work-related violence ... Workplace assault is much more prevalent ... Assaultive behavior in the workplace often produces injury, psychological distress, and economic loss ...

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