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Is There a Nurse in the Office

June 1, 1997
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In this age of downsizing and corporate cost-cutting, having an occupational health nurse on staff may seem frivolous. But, a consultant in occupational health and safety shows that having this internal asset makes dollars and sense.
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What You Can Do About Weapons in the Workplace

March 1, 1996
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Last year likely will prove to be the most dangerous year in history for employees.But with legislation making it easier to own weapons, and carry them concealed, what can an employer do? More than you may think.
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Have Gangs Invaded Your Workplace

February 1, 1996
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No industry or company is exempt from the newest wave of gangsters who've been penetrating Corporate America undetected. Personnel Journal brings you startling information on how this criminal activity can threaten your company and your work force-and about what you can do to protect your corporate assets.
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Talking Frankly About Domestic Violence

April 1, 1995
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Domestic violence traditionally has been a taboo topic, one not discussed or addressed in the workplace. But it is a workplace issue, affecting productivity, health-care costs and even violence on the job. Some companies, such as Polaroid and Marshalls, therefore, are taking steps to fight it.
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Domestic Violence Warning Signals

April 1, 1995
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People living with domestic violence may not talk about it, but they do show signs that HR people should be aware of. Some of the warning signals are.
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Make Security an Ally In Strike Situations

January 1, 1995
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Regardless of the circumstances, strikes require anticipation, planning and meticulous security precautions.
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Postal Service Delivers a Violence-prevention Program

October 1, 1994
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A six-strategy violence prevention program, coordinated through the agency's national employee relations function.
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Deflecting Workplace Violence

October 1, 1994
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In February 1992, Personnel Journal reported on HR's role in dealing with the aftermath of murder on the job-a phenomenon on the rise. Since that time, murder and other violent crimes have escalated in the workplace to the point that the U.S. Justice Department recently proclaimed the workplace the most dangerous place to be. As a result, today's HR must be proactive with prevention.
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