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More than 80 percent of employers feel responsible for locating, sharing information with, and confirming safety of mobile employees during critical events, but find it challenging, finds a new report from Everbridge.
XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.
If you haven’t thought about the security of your facility recently, maybe now is the time. Take this short quiz to find out how your facility stacks up.
Occupant safety a concern? Attend this one-day event in Chicago this October that includes a talk on "Workplace Violence And The Active Shooter" for facilities.
Learn what your organization can do to be prepared for the evolving active shooter threat with a new eBook from Everbridge.
Two-thirds of organizations name an active shooter as a top threat, but 79 percent are not fully prepared, more than 60 percent run no readiness drills.
With a range of 25 feet, this pepper gel can temporarily incapacitate a violent assailant and allow evacuation or time for police to respond.
Safety.BLR.com put together an infographic to illustrate who’s most at risk for workplace violence and provide suggestions for how to prevent incidents at your company.
If done poorly, workplace violence training can be intimidating, if not outright frightening. Done correctly, such training can be an empowering tool.
OSHA has unveiled a new webpage to provide employers and workers with strategies and tools for preventing workplace violence in healthcare settings.
In the unpredictable arena of facility security, evaluating the organization and its physical attributes for a 360° view is an important starting point.
To reduce the risk to employees in these sectors, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers.
Available for both inward and outward swinging doors, this door security device can be quickly installed to keep out dangerous intruders.
Lockton report takes a look at the four types of workplace violence and how companies can protect themselves.
More subtle than outright violence, hostility in the workplace can go undetected. From the May 2013 issue.
A study recently released by the New York Police Department revealed the following advice: when faced with a workplace violence incident involving a shooter, head for the nearest filing cabinet and hide...OR start flinging office equipment and supplies.
America is reeling from a spate of recent workplace violence incidents that have rocked companies across the country.
ASSE passes along its condolences to the families of the 4,340 people who lost their lives last year due to on-the-job injuries, according to a report just released by the BLS.
The recent death of Yale graduate student Annie Le and the subsequent arrest of lab technician Raymond J. Clark III — who is alleged to have murdered her — has thrust the topic of workplace violence back into the national headlines.