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Workplace Violence

About LISA SMITH Lisa Smith is CEO of Andere Seminars, LLC and Chief Content Developer at BeAuditSecure.com. Follow her on Twitter, connect with her on LinkedIn, listen to her Small Business Spoonfuls Podcast, and find more from her in Audit-Secure Authority at BeAuditSecure.com.

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In this course you will learn: OSHA’s definition of violence and aggression What the risks are for violence by a personal relationship How to recognize the signs of domestic abuse in a co-worker The items employers must address in a workplace violence action plan

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Hey ASAP Members! If you subscribe to our HelpDesk Suite of Compliance Tool-Kits or have recently joined our Audit-Secure Assistant Program, you may know that on occasion we provide FREE webinars as part of your program. Well, it’s time again. In October we are offering a Wednesday afternoon webinar on Workplace Violence: How to identify […]

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Have you ever dealt with an employee who had signs and symptoms of domestic abuse, but loved, defended and protected the abuser? Some experts call this reaction Stockholm Syndrome or Trauma Bond. While hard to understand, the realities exist that an employee who suffers violently from abuse at home may allow this situation to escalate […]

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Domestic Violence is an epidemic. 25% (or more) of women and almost as many men are victims of violence at the hand of an intimate partner or family member. Look around your workplace and remember this statistic. I love to write about the reality of Domestic Violence and how your workplace is affected. Sadly, I […]

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I understand that you may really hate the idea of discussing things like racism, religious tolerance, bad attitudes and many other difficult or hot-button topics that cause friction between co-workers. But, we do it anyway, right?  Even more difficult are the topics surrounding Workplace Violence. We are dodging at least one very crucial topic that […]

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Women and men across the country are driven from their jobs and homes annually due to relentless abusers. My hope is that one day soon employers will realize the severity of domestic violence realities and willingly participate in the effort to protect workers who stand to lose everything. On October 27, 2015, Senator Patty Murray […]

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What does it mean to Audit-Secure© your business? I am glad you asked. When you take steps to tap into credible resources for  establishing policies  and procedures that govern your organization you are becoming Audit-Secure©. When  you educate yourself and provide training to all of your employees over a variety of compliance topics you are becoming Audit-Secure©. […]

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Should You Follow California’s Lead – Define Abusive Conduct? California AB 1825 has required two hours of harassment training every two years for all employees. Last year, the California governor signed AB2053, requiring abusive conduct training be added to the content. So what’s abusive conduct, according to AB 2053? “Abusive conduct” means, “…conduct of an […]

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