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ID (ISN) del documento108778
Número CIS 08-1486
ISSN - Título de la serie 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Año 2008
Número de serie
Autor(es) Rauscher K.J.
Título Workplace violence against adolescent workers in the US
Información bibliográfica July 2008, Vol.51, No.7, p.539-544. 37 ref.
Resumen In this study of workplace violence among adolescent workers in the United States, survey data from 1171 young persons aged 14-17 were analysed using descriptive statistics to investigate the incidence of physical attacks, verbal threats and sexual harassment, and to identify their perpetrators. Nearly one-third of respondents experienced some form of workplace violence: 25% were verbally threatened, 10% physically attacked and 10% sexually harassed. Significant demographic differences were found. The most common perpetrators of physical attacks and verbal threats were customers while sexual harassment most often came from co-workers. Since young persons are likely to be more vulnerable, workplace violence prevention that target adolescent workers should be made a priority.
Descriptores (primarios) Estados Unidos; jóvenes; factores de riesgo; violencia
Descriptores (secundarios) comportamiento humano; encuesta por cuestionario; valoración estadística; tasas de frecuencia; acoso sexual
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Psicología y sociología del trabajo
Broad subject area(s) Estrés, factores sicosociales
Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Sexual harassment
Violence
Violence and terrorism