Employment Law Reporter - October 2013: Workplace Violence Examined (Part 2)

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Using the risk factors outlined in our September Employment Law Reporter, and with consideration to the various types of possible workplace violence and the nature of the employer’s business, employers should establish various workplace security measures as part of an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (“IIPP”). Indeed, in California, employers at risk for the various types of violence are required by Cal/OSHA to include as part of their business’s IIPP the following:

1. A system for ensuring that employees comply with safe and healthy work practices including ensuring that all employees comply with work practices designed to make the workplace more secure and do not engage in threats or physical actions which create a security hazard to other employees in the workplace.

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Topics:  OSHA, Safety Precautions, Workplace Hazards, Workplace Violence

Published In: Labor & Employment Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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