Violence in the American Workplace: Challenges to the Public Employer

@inproceedings{Nigro1996ViolenceIT,
  title={Violence in the American Workplace: Challenges to the Public Employer},
  author={Lloyd G. Nigro and William L. Waugh},
  year={1996}
}
  • Lloyd G. Nigro, William L. Waugh
  • Published 1996
  • Sociology
  • Among the many problems confronted by public as well as private employers are injuries resulting from occupational violent crime (OVC) or workplace violence.(1) OVC injury is defined as intentional battery, rape, or homicide during the course of employment. The available statistics on OVC in the United States reveal that it is a meaningful risk for many workers and that it may be more widespread and serious in its consequences than these data suggest. To a limited extent, the social… CONTINUE READING

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