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    It Can Happen Here, There, and Anywhere

    Posted by Eric Myers on Aug 3, 2015

    A broken nose, eye socket, and a hearty insurance claim to boot...

    Of all the places for a security officer to get assaulted, you wouldn't think a horse racing track would be one of them.

    But that kind of thinking (assuming violence can't happen "here") inevitably leads to someone getting hurt, right?


    Just look at this recent case in New York where an unarmed officer was assaulted and severely injured by an aggressor for no apparent reason. The suspect even stole the security officer's car following the assault.

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    Topics: Security Industry, Non-Lethal Security Blog, private security, Officer Safety

    Is Workplace Violence a Form of Terrorism?

    Posted by Felix Nater on Dec 11, 2014

    Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

    Did you know that the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) requires employers who discover that an employee has threatened violence against managers, supervisors, or other employees may have to take certain preventive steps? OSHA’s General Duty Clause requires employers to provide employees with places of employment that are free of hazards that may cause or result in death or serious physical injury. Have you heard of a Worksite Assessment or Analysis for the determination of Risk Factors? If not, it might be time to learn more about this process. Failure to correct a hazard or to take corrective action in the face of an employee’s concern for their safety and security could result in a Negligence Civil Law Suit.

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    Topics: Workplace Violence, Non-Lethal Security Blog, Healthcare Violence

    How Workplace Violence Affects Hospital Workers [Infographic]

    Posted by Guardian 8 Team on Dec 1, 2014


    Healthcare may be the most dangerous place to work if you're on the front lines!

    Nurses and ER workers are among the most frequently assaulted and verbally abused - as many as 55% reported being the target aggression at least once a week! This infographic shows the impact of violence in the healthcare industry and who's getting hurt the most in hospitals. 

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    Topics: Non-Lethal Security Blog, Healthcare Violence

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