Here’s one unfortunate reason: “If I work in a building with 500 people, surely somebody else will say something. It doesn’t have to be me.” Read More
Tag: workplace violence
If you’re unfamiliar with any of these laws, or how your company or organization handles them, now would be a great time to visit that with your legal team or your human resources team to make sure everybody’s on the same page. Read More
A few years ago, Alisha Bromfield, a Home Depot employee, was strangled and killed by her supervisor while the two were traveling to a wedding together. Read More
We need to be collaborating with those business partners who are tasked with some of the most difficult investigations: those dealing with harassment, violence, or hostility in the workplace. Read More
Incidents of violence in the retail setting have become an ongoing and consistent problem. Nearly every day there are occurrences that result in violent behavior, often resulting in someone getting hurt.
For example, just last week in the LPM Insider, we reported incidents involving violent situations in the workplace every day. Read More
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Active shooter drills seem more necessary than ever, but they are immense undertakings and require substantial attention to detail if they are to yield value that matches the effort and resources required to conduct them. Of course, done right, they can prove to be lifesaving in a crisis. The Department Read More
Loss prevention and retail executives’ careers are dramatically altered when workplace violence impacts their business. The loss of human life, coupled with the loss of trust by coworkers and senior executives, puts careers in jeopardy when on-the-job violence strikes. Whether the acts of workplace violence are the result of an Read More
By Jay Hart
In recent months, the national conversation regarding violence in the workplace suggests a heightened awareness stemming from increased media coverage. At the same time, recent studies suggest there may be statistical evidence supporting this perceived frequency.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, about five percent of all businesses experience Read More
By Michael Long
Developing a proactive emergency response plan may be a topic that makes people uncomfortable, but for those who work in a public environment, especially at mass gathering points and open-access businesses, the fact that these environments are “soft targets” for terrorism can’t be ignored.
The horrific acts of savagery and bloodshed Read More