Acts of serious workplace violence can do harm to an organization that goes beyond the obvious loss of life. The long-term effects can include serious damage to the mental health and stability of employees, the loss of business, a drop in investor confidence, and the costly civil damages that will doubtless be incurred. It is virtually impossible to defend against all possibilities for violence but organizations can, and must, take steps to mitigate this risk. This presentation will discuss simple, effective, defendable actions that can be taken before violence occurs to safeguard both your employees, and the overall health of your organization.
- Learn how to manage the risk of WPV .
- Understand the nature of violence.
- Recognize the warning signs of potential violence.
- Understand the risks involved in not having a prevention program
About Daniel Murphy
Retired NYPD Detective-Sergeant, currently Director, Corporate & Supply Chain Services for SuperValu. M.A. in Public Safety Administration, Adjunct Professor at St. Mary’s University of MN, manage and assess all threatening and disturbing behavior for all corporate and supply chain facilities, 2 time graduate of the Gavin de Becker & Associates Threat Assessment & Management Academy, created and teach a class on Workplace Violence Prevention for Law Enforcement at St. Mary’s University, 2003 recipient of the National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO) TOP COP award, extensive investigative and physical security management experience. Served as Squad Supervisor in the Joint Terrorism Task Force in NYC after 9-11. First responder to the attacks on the WTC on 9-11-01, and 2-26-93.