Think the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has the most complete, up-to-date criminal records? Think again. According to a recent study conducted by the Government Accountability Office, the FBI and other government entities can improve their criminal databases by taking certain actions. Most people assume the FBI has the most comprehensive criminal database in the country. After all, this … [Read more...]
5 Tips To Prevent Workplace Violence
Workplace violence is an issue that all employers must address. Whether you operate a brick-and-mortar retail store, an industrial factory, business-to-business services, or any other local facility, it's your responsibility to create a safe working environment for employees. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) may lack a specific standard for workplace violence, but companies … [Read more...]
Are You Doing Enough To Prevent Workplace Violence?
The potential for workplace violence is a very real concern for companies in all industries and sectors. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), nearly 2 million U.S. workers report being the victims of workplace violence each year. What's even more alarming is that most cases go unreported – so the actual number of incidents is likely much higher. Employers can do … [Read more...]
Important Steps to Prevent Workplace Violence
From the Washington Navy Yard shooting to the multiple post office killings that occurred in the mid-90s, mass murder at the workplace by disgruntled current and former employees has been widely covered by the media. While dramatic incidents on this scale have immediate and drastic consequences for the businesses involved, they actually account for a very small number of workplace violence … [Read more...]