Killing in Fresno Workplace: Were the Chicken Plant Shootings Preventable? Learn the Answer and More During a Webinar on Workplace Violence November 20th @ 11am Eastern

Share Article is hosting a complimentary Workplace Violence webinar on Tuesday November 20, 2012 at 11:00 AM Eastern. In the aftermath of the workplace homicides at Valley Protein Chicken Processing Plant in Fresno CA by Lawrence Nathaniel Jones, a 42 year old male with an extensive criminal record; HR, Security and Employer's are Re-Visiting their Workplace Violence Prevention and Occupational Safety Programs. The EEOC may want to re-visit their confusing guidance released earlier this year about their overly broad and contradictory compliance guidelines on conducting criminal background checks on job applicants. The gunman who killed two co-workers, and attempted to kill at least 3 others, had an extensive criminal record and was just paroled this past summer. To date 3 people are dead, including Lawrence Nathaniel Jones, the workplace shooter.

News Image will host a complimentary webinar November 20, 2012 at 11:00 AM Eastern with Workplace Violence Experts Kevin Connell and W. Barry Nixon.

We have had such demand for this webinar since last week's tragic Workplace Violence episode at a Fresno CA Workplace, a Poultry Plant that we have pulled things together for the safety of all workplaces across the United States.

In the wake of the recent Poultry Plant shooting and tragic loss of life in Fresno, CA on November 6, 2012, many Human Resource Managers, Security professionals and Business leaders are taking a closer look at their policies and procedures that address workplace violence.

A new webinar, "Workplace Violence Prevention: The 7 New Truths" offers employers, HR and Security professionals the opportunity to learn from and ask questions of two experts who have worked on the prevention of workplace violence for decades. The webinar will take place on Tuesday, November 20 at 11:00 AM Eastern (8:00 AM Pacific).

Individuals can register for this free webinar at:

Hosted by, an industry pioneer, leader and expert in employment background screening, the webinar will feature CEO Kevin Connell and Barry Nixon, the executive director of the National Institute for Prevention of Workplace Violence, Inc., a company focused on assisting organizations to effectively implement programs to prevent workplace violence. Connell, also an expert on the subject of workplace violence and on background checks, promises a content-packed discussion.

The webinar will address the issue of workplace violence, the warning signs to look out for, and why no company no matter how large or small is immune. Most importantly, Connell and Nixon will speak about ways to prevent workplace violence from happening in the first place.

Adds CEO Connell of, "We will cover three key areas, what we see in today's business climate that should cause concern, look what just happened last week in the Fresno, CA Workplace Shooting (11/6/12), the key warning signs to watch out for, and third, we will provide the best solutions, resources and tools to minimize the risk of ever having an incident in the first place."

Connell and Nixon will reserve time on the webinar for questions. They encourage participants to bring questions that they may have about workplace violence.

About and Kevin Connell:
Since 1994, ( ) has been an industry pioneer and global leader in employment background screening, specializing in criminal background checks. Its reports are delivered globally to companies across the world. CEO Kevin Connell founded the company with a burning desire that companies hire the right people from the start, resulting in greater cost control and better safety in the workplace. Mr. Connell served as a Founding Director of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), and he is a frequent Radio and Television Guest, appearing on ABC and Fox News.

About Barry Nixon
W. Barry Nixon is the Executive Director of the National Institute for Prevention of Workplace Violence, Inc., a company focused on assisting organizations to effectively implement programs to prevent workplace violence. ( ) Having spent over twenty years in Human Resources and Organization Development in Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Nixon is well grounded in the real issues companies face and develops practical solutions based on having been there. Mr. Nixon is a frequently requested speaker both in the US and internationally on the subject of Workplace Violence and Background Screening.

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