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Possible Solutions to the impact of workplace violence/ abuse in a group home setting.

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Possible Solutions to the Impact Of Violence /Abuse in a Group home Setting (Workplace

Mercy N . Tumasang

Health Care Administration Final Term

Dr . Young

September 22 , 2006

Columbia Union College

Takoma Park , MD


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Title of : Possible Solutions to the Impact of Violence /Abuse in a Group home

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Violence is a major workplace hazard . It could lead to physical and psychological harm

even permanent disability and death . Violence occur due to forces operating outside or inside the workplace such as from the public customers , clients , patients or students , or from supervisors , managers or other workers

Employers need to take steps to protect workers and other people in workplaces from violent incidents that may erupt . This document describes the steps that could be taken to develop a system that includes

First Phase : Preventive Measures (Before

Second Phase : Immediate Response (During

Third Phase : Recovery and Review (After

Possible Solutions to the Impact Of Violence /Abuse in a Group home Setting (Workplace

Introduction and Definition of workplace violence

It has been alleged that work place violence is a serious problem across the Nation . I personally have researched workplace violence and how it can be handled at my job . I decided to gather necessary information of how this workplace violence is managed at my job side and to propose some solutions that might help solve the problem within the demand of the state and Federal Laws governing this act

Violence according to Threat Assessment and Management Association INC (TAMA inc ) means the attempted , threatened , or actual conduct of a person that cause or is likely to cause physical injury . Workplace violence is violence or the threat of violence against workers . It can occur at or outside the workplace and can range from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and homicide , one of the leading causes of job-related deaths . However it manifests itself , workplace violence is a growing concern for employers and employees nationwide “Workplace violence ” maybe defined narrowly or broadly . A narrow definition includes any bodily injury inflicted by one person on another , and broad definition includes threats and harassment . Some would include in the definition any language or actions that make an employee uncomfortable Thus , the spectrum of workplace violence ranges from offensive language to homicide . NIOSH defines workplace violence as “violent acts including physical assaults and threats of assault , directed toward persons at work or on duty (NIOSH , 1996 . Group homes (which are where I work ) are under health management and the same OSHA regulations ‘ apply to them . Health management is concerned with both the employee ‘s health and its effect on productivity management . Worker productivity can be used as a measure of the success of health promotion , thus transforming wellness from a health issue to a business issue (Prince 1999 . The NIOSH and OSHA approach to workplace violence… [banner_entry_footer]


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