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Violence in the Workplace: Preventing It; Managing It, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Shares expertise of representatives from law enforcement, private industry, government, law, labor, professional organizations, victim services, the military, academia, mental health as well as the FBI on this important issue.

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Violence in the Workplace: Issues in Response, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

A multidisciplinary group of experts from law enforcement, government, private industry, law, labor, professional organizations, victim services, academia, mental health, the military, and FBI experts in violent behavior and crime analysis, crisis negotiation, and management who came together to produce this practical guide, “Workplace Violence: Issues in Response.” This monograph is aimed at prevention, intervention, threat assessment and management, crisis management and critical incident response and, in consultation with the Department of Justice, makes legislative and research recommendations.

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Office Safety: The Overlooked Aspect of Occupational Safety, Lori Schroth

Many worksites focus on identifying safety and health hazards, reducing risks and exposures, and preventing injuries and illnesses to support their safety and health program. These efforts generally focus on industrial environments and work activities. It is common for office environments to become overlooked in terms of workplace safety since office injuries and illnesses are not as common as those from other work environments.

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Radon Risks: Preventing Unnecessary Exposures, Mark Piehl

It is never too late to reduce your risk of lung cancer. According to EPA, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among people who do not smoke and the second leading cause amongst people who do smoke. According to the agency, radon is classified as a human carcinogen and is recognized as a significant health problem, as it is responsible for an estimated 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year (EPA, 2003).

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Three Safety Management Approaches for the New OSH Professional, Iain Burnett

This article outlines the three most prominent safety management approaches. Each incorporates a basic history beginning with an overview of the implementation and particular characteristics that separate them from the other ideologies. They have all had a role in developing the field of safety and health with some theories having had notable successes, having flourished or resulted in offshoots.

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Lessons Learned in Safety, Major Chris Dotur

While some lessons might not be direct, I believe they contain principles worth reminding other disciplines and leaders throughout safety programs, command leadership, accident investigators and perhaps even organizations like law enforcement and emergency responders.

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A System-Theoretic Hazard Analysis Methodology for a Non-advocate Safety Assessment of the Ballistic Missile Defense System, Steven J. Pereira, Grady Lee and Jeffrey Howard

This paper presents a safety assessment methodology based on STPA (a systems-theoretic hazard analysis); the assessment methodology provides an organized, methodical, and effective means to assess safety risk and develop appropriate hazard mitigations regardless of where in the life cycle the assessment is started.

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Explosives - Safety and Health Requirements Manual: EM 385-1-97, US Army Corps of Engineers

This manual prescribes the safety and health requirements for all Corps of Engineers activities and operations that involve explosives related work.

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Radiation Protection: EM 385-1-80, US Army Corps of Engineers

This manual prescribes the requirements of the Radiation Protection Program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) contained in Engineering Regulation 385-1-80, Ionizing Radiation Protection. It can be used when activities utilize or handle radioactive material (which includes radioactive waste) or a radiation generative device.

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Safety and Health Requirements: EM 385-1-1, US Army Corps of Engineers

This manual prescribes the safety and health requirements for all Corps of Engineers activities and operations.

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