2705, 2015

Which job was victim to a nearly double increase in workplace violence?

May 27th, 2015|Health care, Security, Site Safety|

From 2012 to 2014, workplace violence injury rates increased for all healthcare job classifications and nearly doubled for nurse assistants and nurses, according to data from the Occupational Health Safety Network (OHSN).

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently updated its workplace violence prevention guidelines for the health care and social services […]

1305, 2015

The Latest Active Shooter: It Takes A Village

May 13th, 2015|Security, Site Safety|

One of this week’s active shooter incidents, the one outside Pittsburgh PA, brought up a safety design feature that most businesses don’t ever consider. When it comes to tackling workplace violence, most businesses believe that they have to go it alone. This is wrong. It takes a village to provide real security.

Here’s a quick recap […]

705, 2015

Do female-dominated workplaces attract violence?

May 7th, 2015|Health care, School, Security, Site Safety|

Active shooter incidents at schools, healthcare offices and other workplaces that are dominated by women get the headlines but there is a range of workplace violence that affects women.

According the AFL-CIO:

In 2000, 13,935 women had injuries or illnesses involving days away from work that resulted from assaults and violent acts (Bureau of Labor Statistics ).
Homicide […]