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Employer's Guide to Workplace Violence Prevention - 7th Edition

Richard J. Simmons & Robert K. Foster
Castle Publications, LLC

Effective July 1, all California employers must develop and implement a workplace violence prevention plan. In our new 2024 publication, Attorneys Richard J. Simmons and Robert K. Foster of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP provide a practical and useful review of the new Workplace Violence Prevention Rules and the obligations that every employer now faces. By July 1, employers must establish and maintain a written workplace violence prevention plan, maintain a log of incidences of workplace violence, follow specific recordkeeping requirements, and train all employees on workplace violence prevention. The Employer’s Guide to Workplace Violence Prevention examines the requirements of newly enacted SB 553 and includes violence prevention strategies and sample forms and policies. It also covers Cal/OSHA’s Violence Prevention in Health Care standard that applies to certain health care employers.

Among the subjects addressed in the publication are the following:

  • Guidelines for Creating a Workplace Violence Prevention Plan
  • CAL-OSHA Rules
  • Applicant Screening Techniques
  • Rules and Forms for TROs
  • Workplace Violence Safety Act
  • High-Risk Occupations
  • Special Health Care Guidelines
  • Disability Discrimination Issues
  • Mandatory Changes to IIP Plans
  • Violence Prevention Strategies
  • Exemptions from SB 553
  • ADA Issues
  • Negligent Hiring and Retention
  • Confidentiality Concerns
  • Statistical Insights
  • Injunctions
  • Complaint Procedures
  • Duty to Warn
  • Sample Safety Policy
  • Prevention Checklist 
  • Sample Forms and Policies

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