Control Measures to Prevent Violence at Office Location

Control Measures That An Employer Could Take To Reduce The Risk Of Violence Between Workers

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Identify control measures that an employer could take to reduce the risk of violence between workers. The control measures that an employer could take to reduce the risk of violence between workers include:

  • Briefing staff on problems that are likely to occur and giving them training in dealing with them such as de-escalation techniques
  • Introducing a policy of zero tolerance for workplace violence
  • Setting up procedures for reporting any occurrence of violence
  • Providing counselling for both perpetrators and victims of violence
  • Arranging for re-location in different parts of the worksite where this is possible;
  • Introducing a policy for alcohol and substance misuse including the disciplinary action to be taken against offenders
  • Prohibiting the carrying of weapons on site
  • Employing security personnel together with CCTV
  • Introducing a recruitment.

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