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August 16, 2016

Preventing Workplace Violence

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What to listen for, look for, notice and do

“There now needs to be training in companies on how to report someone other employees think might be a risk for violence.”

By Dr. Mark Goulston, former crisis psychiatrist, UCLA professor and FBI hostage negotiation trainer.

With regard to stopping violence as in the case of an “active shooter” or now an “active truck driver,” I will leave those tactics up to your security staff, the police, FBI and military.

With regard to preventing violence, one thing to keep in mind is that once a shooter, killer, bully, etc. has reached that point, their mind is almost on autopilot where the level of violence is directly proportionate to the level of rage they are feeling.

Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/how-to/human-resources/2016/08/preventing-workplace-violence-what-to-do.html

 

 

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