Workplace Violence

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Jan 12, 2017
Preventing Violence, Robbery, and Theft: A Guide for Retail Owners, Managers, and Workers

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/resources/health-safety/books-guides/preventing-violence-robbery-and-theft?lang=en

This book describes key risks and how to prevent violent incidents in the workplace. It addresses issues such as shoplifting, robbery, and abusive customers.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Jan 12, 2017
Retail and Wholesale Safety and Health

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/industries/retail-whole

Here you'll find links to health and safety information and resources for work in retail and wholesale, including supermarkets, building supply, distribution centres, convenience stores, and garden centres.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Nov 01, 2014
Crowd Management Safety Guidelines for Retailers

https://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/data_General_Facts/Crowd_Control.html

OSHA has prepared these guidelines to help employers and store owners avoid injuries during the holiday shopping season, or other events where large crowds may gather.

Source: OSHA

Jan 01, 2010
Workplace Violence: Late-night Retail

https://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha3153.pdf

The goals of this document is to encourage employers to implement programs to identify risk of workplace violence and implement corrective measures.

Source: OSHA

Jan 01, 2010
Recommendations for Workplace Violence Prevention Programs in Late-Night Retail Establishments

http://www.osha.gov/Publications/osha3153.pdf

In 1998, OSHA published Recommendations for Workplace Violence Prevention Programs in Late-Night Retail Establishments, and updated these recommendations in 2010.

Source: OSHA

Nov 01, 2008
Managing violence in licensed and retail premises

http://www.hse.gov.uk/violence/toolkit/index.htm

The toolkit provides practical advice on how to conduct a risk assessment and take action to prevent or control work-related violence. It contains information on a wide range of possible control measures and good practice that other businesses have found effective.

Source: HSE

Feb 01, 2008
WorkSafe BC: Handbook for Employers Working Alone, Late Night Retail, and Prepayment of Fuel

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/hazards-exposures/working-alone

This handbook is for employers who have employees working alone or in isolation.

Source: WorkSafe BC