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Document ID (ISN)100955
CIS number 02-1989
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Richez J.P.
Title Violence at work - Enterprises fight back
Original title Agressions professionnelles - Les entreprises ripostent [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan. 2000, No.592, p.26-38. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract Between 1983 and 1998, there were 129 fatal occupational accidents in France resulting from violence. Contents of this collection of articles on violence at the workplace: three-phase approach to prevention (hazard evaluation, work organization and layout of premises, psychological help for victims); case of work incapacity of a violence victim requiring a change of employment; management of post-traumatic shock; measures implemented by the Paris public transport company (social work among young persons in underprivileged neighbourhoods, surveillance cameras, psychological help to victims of violence); measures implemented by the French National Railways (station opening hours, increased levels of staff presence, surveillance cameras); measures implemented in the banking sector (layout of branch offices, training of staff); violence in Europe (16% of the working population is potentially exposed to various forms of violence).
Descriptors (primary) banking and insurance; hazard evaluation; rail transport; violence; risk factors; plant safety organization; public transport
Descriptors (secondary) France; traumatic neurosis; psychology and sociology; hours of work; social aspects; fatalities; young persons; job-exposure relation; injuries
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Violence and terrorism
Rail transportation
Banking and financial services