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NCJ Number: 154814 Find in a Library
Title: Dying to Work
Corporate Author: Mediaworks
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: Mediaworks
Tempe, AZ 85281
Sale Source: Mediaworks
843 W. Elna Rae
Tempe, AZ 85281
United States of America
Type: Citizen Involvement Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This video presents excerpts from each of the seven volumes of a video series on the nature, scope, causes, response to, and prevention of violence in the workplace.
Abstract: The first excerpt uses news clips and interviews with security personnel to portray the prevalence and nature of violence in the workplace. The second excerpt focuses on "victims and losses," which pertains to the various types of workplace violence and threats of violence, including assaults, threats, and harassment. Victim and witness psychological impacts are also discussed by psychologists and personnel counselors. The third excerpt profiles perpetrators of workplace violence. Perpetrators mentioned include irate customers, disgruntled employees, stalkers, and random violence. A fourth excerpt considers what employees can do to help prevent violence in the workplace. This excerpt includes dramatizations and comments by security and personnel professionals regarding steps employees can take to increase their own and the safety of others while at the workplace. Remaining excerpts focus on what employers, supervisors, and security and law enforcement personnel can do to respond to and prevent violence in the workplace.
Main Term(s): Crime prevention measures
Index Term(s): Conflict resolution; Employee assistance programs; Employee grievances; Employer-employee relations; Homicide; Occupational safety and health; Victims of violent crime; Violence prevention
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