Subject: General Questions / College life
1.Research the Internet and locate an article regarding workplace violence in the construction industry. Identify the issue, explain how the issue was addressed by the employer, and outline the factors that led to a resolution. Do you feel that the actions taken towards resolution were successful? Should the issue have been handled differently? Explain your answer.
2. How is the employer liable for workplace violence? Define the exclusivity provision, and analyze how this provision helps protect the employer from civil lawsuits that are associated with workplace violence?
3. Explain the philosophy of Crime Reduction through Environmental Design (CRTED). How can one go about using the risk reduction strategies from this philosophy to help facilitate the prevention of workplace violence?
4. Explain the elements of the OSHA guidelines regarding workplace violence that can be adapted for use in construction companies. Choose a few of the elements and explain them in detail. Provide examples of using them at a construction work site.
Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.