Lake Forest, CA (PRWEB) November 10, 2004
Preeminent workplace violence expert, W. Barry Nixon, SPHR, Executive Director, National Institute for the Prevention of Workplace Violence, Inc., will present a session focusing on the types of interventions used to address Âemployee on employeeÂ violence, Tuesday, November 16 at 10:30 am, at the NIOSH Conference, ÂPartnering in Workplace Violence Prevention: Translating Research into PracticeÂ, the Wyndham-Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, Maryland.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is convening, for the first time, a conference on the topic of workplace violence. Mr. Nixon was one of a select group of experts that was invited to present one of the breakout sessions addressing the typology of workplace violence that has evolved over the last decade; in this case from the employee on employee perspective.
Media will be interested in attending to get an update on the types of interventions that can be used to address employee on employee violence. The discussion will cover:
- Facility Risk Assessments
- Organizational Risk Assessment, an analysis of:
- Management actions
- Management and employee attitudes and opinions about employee treatment
- Fair employment practices
- Violence in the workplace
-Individual Threat Assessment
- Identification and observation of Âearly warningÂ signs
- Dangerous Employee profile
- Personal and Organizational Restraining Orders
- Ministry in the Workplace
- Zero Tolerance and Key Workplace Violence Prevention Policies
- No Weapons in the Workplace Policy
- Background Checking Policy
- Domestic Violence Policy
- Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs)
- Security Measures
- Security Prevention through Environment Design (SPTED)
As a recognized leader in occupational violence prevention, the National Institute for the Prevention of Workplace Violence serves as a center for research, consulting, training, publications and software.
The Institute believes that the target of an effective workplace violence program is injury prevention. Its focus is on reducing Âat riskÂ behaviors and practices. Accordingly, the Institute helps organizations attack and remove the root causes that lead to violence and helps them learn how to intervene before incidents happen.
Using the NIX Model for Preventing Workplace Violence TM, a comprehensive approach to preventing occupational violence, the Institute carefully crafts a plan to help its clients put in place the tools, processes and procedures necessary to build a safe and secure workplace.
Mr. Nixon is the Workplace Violence consultant for the State of California and provides consulting and training for managers and employees. A partial client list includes Gillette, Canon, Beckman Coulter, Caltrans, DCWASA, and National Transportation institute.
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