The 4 Types of Violent Crime
Look out for these four types of workplace violence
Hundreds of SecurityInfoWatch.com webinar attendees enjoyed a program yesterday featuring Bryan Warren, CHPO-I, CHPA, and I want to take a moment to share with our readers one of the key learning points from this webinar “Workplace Violence in the Healthcare Industry.”
In his presentation, Warren – the president elect of the IAHSS and director of corporate security for Carolinas HealthCare System – discussed four categories of workplace violence as defined by the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime. The four types of violent crime in the workplace include:
Type 1: Violent acts by criminals who have no other connection with the workplace, but enter to commit a robbery or other crime;
Type 2: Violence directed at employees by customers, clients, patients, students, inmates or any others for whom an organization provides service;
Type 3: Violence against co-workers, supervisors or managers by a present or former employees;
Type 4: Violence committed in the workplace by someone who does not work there, but has a personal relationship with an employee (domestic violence).
We had a packed house for the webinar program, and quite a bit of our training material on workplace violence was applicable well beyond the healthcare environment. The program is now archived, and you can watch the program here.
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