How prepared is your office for workplace violence incidents?
Executive Director of India, Umesh Mehta, created an article for HR Legal & Compliance with actionable guidelines for global workplace violence. In case of an incident occurs, it is important to have an effective crisis management plan and building evacuation plan in place.
There are 5 essential elements Umesh defines for a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan:
- Management commitment, and employee participation
- Worksite analysis
- Hazard prevention and control
- Safety and health training
- Recordkeeping and program evaluation
“It is important to have defined programs and policies to build awareness among employees regarding workplace violence. These should be backed by defined channels to report incidences and have an effective grievance addressal system in place.”
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