Violence Reduction Guidance

This page features third party guidance on tackling and reducing work-related violence towards employees and businesses. It provides information on a wide range of possible control measures and good practice that other organisations have found effective.

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Physical Intervention: Reducing Risk (NHS)

Published:
October 2010
Size:
29 pages / 466kb
Content:
This document considers preventive measures and alternatives to physical skills and then examines steps that can be taken to equip security officers in terms of training and guidance.
Targeting:
This guide is for employers of security personnel operation in healthcare settings in England.
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Physical Intervention: Reducing Risk (Retail)

Published:
October 2010
Size:
32 pages / 422kb
Content:
This document addresses retail security activities known to carry heightened risk (such as confronting suspected thieves or disorderly individuals) as there is potential for harm to all parties concerned.
Targeting:
This guide is for employers with a strong interest in safer performance of the retail security function.
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Violence at Work: A guide for Employers

Published:
May 2010
Size:
7 pages / 105kb
Content:
This document gives practical advice to help you find out if violence is a problem for your employees, and if it is, how to tackle it.
Targeting:
The advice is aimed at employers, but should also interest employees and safety representatives.
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Preventing Workplace Harassment and Violence

Published:
November 2009
Size:
12 pages / 552kb
Content:
This guide provides practical advice on dealing with harassment and violence at work.
Targeting:
This guide is for employers and workers.
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Managing Work-related Violence in Licensed and Retail Premises

Published:
September 2008
Size:
14 pages / 188kb
Content:
This leaflet contains information and practical advice on how to assess and tackle the risk of violence to staff working in licensed and retail premises.
Targeting:
The advice is aimed at employers, but should also interest employees.