Tag: Preventing Workplace Violence

Navigating Leadership with Biological Wisdom: Real-Life Applications of Safety and Danger Cues

In leadership, understanding and responding to cues of safety and danger are pivotal for fostering environments of trust, collaboration, and innovation. Drawing from Polyvagal Theory and Neuroception, Human Resources Managers can harness biological insights to navigate the complexities of organizational dynamics effectively. As Human Resources Managers, our role extends beyond traditional administrative tasks. We are […]

Common Mistakes Made When Providing Training on Workplace Violence

Addressing the very real threat of violence in the workplace is never a pleasant thought—but you can’t allow that negative reaction to derail your training. “When it comes to workplace violence training, a lot of organizations are ‘doing the right thing the wrong way,’” says Jay Hart, director of Force Training Institute. Hart says, “Three […]

Two OSHA Settlements Remind Employers—Train for Workplace Violence!

In most arenas—including training—it pays to learn from mistakes, whether they are yours or someone else’s. Two companies drew the attention of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and training on workplace violence was a part of each settlement. Read on for the facts. Two healthcare organizations have agreed to […]

How to Spot a Bully in the Organization

Yesterday’s Advisor explained why training against workplace bullies is a necessity for your organization; today, we provide some tips on identifying these aggressive personalities so you’ll know when to take action.

Does Your Training Address Workplace Bullying?

More than one in four American workers is either currently being bullied at work or has been bullied at work in the past, according to the Workplace Bullying Institute’s 2014 Workplace Bullying Survey. Unfortunately, the survey also found that in most cases where the problem was solved, it wasn’t solved by dealing with the bully.