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Violence in the Workplace: Accepted Disabling Claims due to Assaults and Violent Acts, Oregon, 2001-2005, Tasha Hodges

Provides a study of Workers' Compensation Claims Caused by Violent Acts, 2001 to 2005.

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Cal/OSHA Guidelines for Workplace Security, Cal/OSHA

Characterizes establishments, profiles and motives of the agent or assailant, and identifies preventive measures by type. In California, the majority (60 percent) of workplace homicides involved a person entering a small late-night retail establishment. Nonfatal Type II events involving assaults to service providers, especially to health care providers, may represent the most prevalent category of workplace violence resulting in physical injury.

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Maine’s Caregivers, Social Assistance and Disability Rehabilitation Workers Injured by Violence and Aggression in the Workplace in 2011, Maine Department of Labor Standards

This document is a report which contains statistical information regarding provider injuries from violent/aggressive actions of recipients of care/services.

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Occupational Violence, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Reports that an average of 1.7 million people were victims of violent crime while working or on duty in the United States each year from 1993 through 1999 according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). Includes NIOSH publications as well as other US government occupational violence links including a psychological first aid manual for mental health providers.

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Workplace Violence: A Report to the Nation, University of Iowa Injury Prevention Center

Summarizes the problem of workplace violence and the recommendations identified by participants at the Workplace Violence Intervention Research Workshop in Washington, DC, April, 2000.

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Preventing Homicide in the Workplace - Alert, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

An employer alert to share with employees to prevent homicides in the workplace.

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Preventing Homicide in the Workplace, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Reports workplaces with the highest rates of occupational homicide were taxicab establishments, liquor stores, gas stations, detective/protective services, justice/public order establishments (including courts, police protection establishments, legal counsel and prosecution establishments, correctional institutions, and fire protection establishments), grocery stores, jewelry stores, hotels/motels, and eating/drinking places. Taxicab establishments had the highest rate of occupational homicide--nearly 40 times the national average and more than three times the rate of liquor stores, which had the next highest rate.

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Handbook on Workplace Violence Prevention and Response, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Addresses prevention of workplace violence, employers' and employees' responsibilities, identification of potentially violent situations and response to violent incidents.

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Stress at Work, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Highlights knowledge about the causes of stress at work and outlines steps that can be taken to prevent job stress. Defines job stress as the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not match the capabilities, resources, or needs of the worker. Job stress can lead to poor health and even injury. Explores a combination of organizational change and stress management as the most useful approach for preventing stress at work.

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Work-Related Homicides: The Facts, Eric F. Sygnatur and Guy A. Toscano

Provides information on work-related homicides, including information about the perpetrators, demographics of the decedents, and other relevant facts about these events, such as the time of the incident, the location, and the type of establishment in which the homicide occurred. Contrary to popular belief, the majority of these incidents are not crimes of passion committed by disgruntled coworkers and spouses, but rather result from robberies.

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