Workplace Violence

October, 2017
workplace violence, Workplace Bullying

Rand Corporation study finds 20% of employees in the US were subjected to verbal abuse, bullying, sexual harassment, or physical violence.

About 20% of America’s workers were subjected to some form of verbal abuse, unwanted sexual attention, threats, or humiliating behavior at work in the past month or to physical violence, bullying or harassment, or sexual harassment at work in the past 12 months.
October, 2017
Workplace Bullying Time to Grab the Problem by the Horns

Workplace Bullies – Dealing with Delicate Situations

Dealing with workplace bullying situations is always a challenging task. There are, however, circumstances where the complexity and the challenges faced by the responsible authorities are even greater than usual.
September, 2017

Grabbing Workplace Bullying By The Horns

According to the Workplace Bullying Institute, bullying is four times more common than sexual harassment or racial discrimination on the job. At the upcoming ASIS 2017, R3 Continuum’s Dr. George Vergolias, and TAL Global's Oscar Villanueva will grab the troublesome phenomenon of Workplace Bullying by the horns, Explore how to define its psychological origins, how to identify it, and how to prevent it.
August, 2017

Threat of Violence (TOV) – Safe Termination Procedures

Terminating an employee can be traumatic for the employee, and a difficult task for managers, supervisors, and HR professionals. Beyond normal terminations, terminating an employee that may respond violently requires special attention and special preparations. Incomplete or incorrect handling of the termination process of a violent employee may result in dire consequences, physically, psychologically, legally and financially. The guidance of a professional in the preparation for such proceedings can prevent significant complications down the road.
July, 2017

Workplace Violence: Dealing with Immediate vs. Potential Threats

A response to violence in progress or immediately evolving threats at work is different from a response to potential threats. Employees and management should learn to differentiate between the two and to respond appropriately.
July, 2017

FBI Statistics: Active Shooter Incidents in Places of Commerce Keep Rising

In the wake of the recent active shooter incidents in American workplaces, maybe it’s time to take a hard look at the numbers and what they mean.
July, 2017

Doctor Opens Fire on Former Colleagues at a Bronx Hospital

Dr. Henry Bello walked into his former place of employment, the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Thursday, June 30, in the early afternoon, and opened fire from an AR-15 assault rifle, killing one doctor and injuring six others, including other doctors.
June, 2017

Paying Attention to Gender Differences in Workplace Violence Incidents

Workplace violence is becoming an epidemic throughout the world and in America in particular. Recent statistics by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows a significant gender variant in workplace violence incidents.
June, 2017

UPS Employee Opens Fire at San Francisco Package Delivery Facility

38-year-old Jimmy Lam, a supposed UPS employee, was identified as the gunman who killed three men and wounded two others at a UPS facility in San Francisco and then killed himself, early on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
June, 2017

Threat Assessments, Key in Mitigating Termination-Related Workplace Violence

Yet again, on Monday, June 5, 2017, a fired employee returned to his former workplace, entered through the back door and murdered five of his former colleagues and managers.

TAL Global: Safety and Security Webinar Series

Travel Security Webinar (Free)

Please join us for a free webinar covering information to help you stay safe and secure during domestic or international travel.

With more organizations operating internationally, there is a greater need for staff to travel overseas. This brings with it a series of risks to the traveler and the organization if things go wrong.

Based on years of experience supporting individuals and organizations around the world, TAL Global will provide advice and guidance on how to minimize the risks faced while traveling internationally.

The presentation will cover:

  • ● Pre Trip Preparations
  • ● Safety and Security While En-Route
  • ● On Location: “When in Rome do as the Romans”:
    • ○ If Worse Comes to Worse
  • ● Local Transportation Security
  • ● A Word About Digital Security
  • ● Real Life Case Studies
    • ○ Egypt
    • ○ Turkey


Date: December 6, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM PST / 1:00 PM EST

Duration: 30 minutes

Presenter: Mr. Johnathan Tal

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