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Document ID (ISN)111502
CIS number 11-0289
ISBN(s) 978-2-89631-448-1
Year 2010
Convention or series no. Etude et recherches - Rapport R-661
Author(s) Dussault J., Jauvin N., Vézina M., Bourbonnais R.
Title Violence prevention between members of the same work organization - Evaluation of a participatory intervention
Original title Prévention de la violence entre membres d'une même organisation de travail - Evaluation d'une intervention participative [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail du Québec (IRSST), 505 boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal (Quebec) H3A 3C2, Canada, 2010. ix, 84p. Approx. 130 ref. Price: CAD 10.50. Downloadable version (PDF format) free of charge.
Internet access R-661.pdf [in French]
Abstract Workplace violence, particularly when it involves members of the same organization, has repercussions on worker's safety and health. Although the Province of Quebec recently set up a legislative framework to counter this phenomenon, little is known about the usefulness and effectiveness of the means of prevention. This project was based on a participatory process in the workplace, and was systematically evaluated using a well-known model. It involved determining, by employees and their supervisors, the organizational constraints leading to violence and the solutions to eliminate and prevent its occurrence. It was carried out among prison service officers, by means of questionnaires, interviews and focus groups. Findings are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) Quebec; psychology of work organization; risk factors; violence
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; questionnaire survey; workers' participation; prison services; legal aspects; report
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceQuebec
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Violence and terrorism
Psychology of work organization