Resource Guide: References and Additional Information
Kinney, Joseph A., Johnson, Dennis L. (1993) Breaking Point, the Workplace Violence Epidemic and What to Do About It. Chicago, IL:
NSWI. National Safety Workplace Institute. A very thorough discussion of the many facets of responding to, managing and regulating workplace violence. Multi disciplinary emphasis.
Newman, Oscar. (1972) Defensible Space: Crime Prevention Through Urban Design. NY: The Macmillian Company. One of the original "criminal justice" books that introduced the concept of designing out crime. Criminology emphasis.
Ray, Jeffery C. (1977) Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design. Beverly Hill, Ca: Sage Publication. The book that coined the acronym CPTED and furthered the concept of controlling crime through design of buildings and management action. Criminology emphasis.
Bureau of Business Practice (BBP), (1994). Preventing Violence in the Workplace. Waterford, CT:
BBP. Twelve short but concise chapters on different aspects of the problem. Compiled with the assistance of several national experts in the area. Multi disciplinary emphasis.
Civil Service Employees Association, A CSEA Action Plan, A Matter of Life and Death, 10/93 Worksite Security and reducing risks in the danger zone.
Civil Service Employees Association, Inc. (CSEA). (1993). Security in the Workplace. Albany, NY:
CSEA. Emphasis is upon employer in-house security procedures and strategies. Human services and security emphasis.
Department of Justice Study, Violence and Theft in the Workplace.
Guidelines for Security and Safety of Health Care and Community Service Workers Medical Union, Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Department of Industrial Relations, State of California.
National Safe Workplace Institute, Workplace Violence Prevention Manual, New Jersey Department of Labor, August 1994.
National Association of Convience Stores (NACS). (No date) The Store Security Issue: Facts for the Future. (Prepared for NACS by W. J. Crow and Rosemary Erickson of Athena Research Corporation). Alexandria, VA:
NACS. Good source for basic statistics on the problem as well as a discussion of the prevention strategies. A good bibliography through 1988. ecurity and personnel management emphasis.
NIOSH (1993) Alert: Request for Assistance in Preventing Homicide in the Workplace. (Pub. No. 93-109) Cincinnati, OH:
NIOSH. An interesting bulletin which attempts to alert employers and workers to the issue and asks researchers to conduct collect data. Epidemiological emphasis.
State of California, Model Injury and Illness Prevention Program for Workplace Security, 9/94
The Workplace Violence Research Institute, The Complete Workplace Violence Prevention Manual. Edited by
Mattman, Jurg W. and Kaufer, Steve CPP's - A Practical solution to the real, growing problem of workplace violence.
U. S. Office of Personnel Management. (1993). A Manager's Guide: Traumatic Incidents at the Workplace. (Written by Mary P. Tyler). Washington, D. C. US
OPM. Although this booklet speaks to critical incident stress management, it does recognize workplace violence, especially violence against employees, as one of the potential sources for such stress. The author, Dr. Tyler, works for the IRS. Human services emphasis.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPI) (1994). The
PROEM Project: A Crime Prevention Curriculum for Small Retail Establishments. A project funded by US. Department of Justice grant.
It deals with crimes such as scams, employee and vendor theft as well as robbery. There is some emphasis upon protecting or controlling the employee. Criminal justice and sociological emphasis.
Violence in the Workplace: The New York State Experience March 1995, Prepared by New York Committee for Occupational Safety & Health
(NYCOSH), New York City Department of Health, Hunter College Center for Occupational
& Environmental Health, Civil Service Employees Association, Service
Employees International Union.
Wise, James A. and Barbara K (1985) Bank Interiors and Bank Robberies: A design Approach to Environmental Security. Rolling Meadows, IL:
Bank Administration Institute. Modern CPTED applied to the bank industry;
recommendations driven by research. Security emphasis.
Being Safe - Protecting Yourself, Your Family, and Your Home. (1981) The Southland Corporation.
Muir, Edward Security in the Schools, 1989, Fourth Edition, United Federation of Teachers, Tips for guarding the safety and faculty members
New York State Police, Crime Prevention - "It's Your Business", A Guide to Business Security.
New York State Police Safe Schools Program, Supervisor's Guide, Albany NY December 1993
Nielsen, Ronald P. Civil Service Employees Association, Inc., Local 1000, Occupational Safety and Health Department, Security in the Workplace
Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO, Assault on the Job, We Can Do Something About Workplace Violence, 2nd Edition, 1995.
U. S. General Service Administration, Federal Protective Service, What You Should know About Coping With Threats and Violence in the Federal
Workplace Violence - Employee - (Off Site) - What Can I do? T. Robbins - Corp. Risk Management.
Workplace Violence and You, Engineering and Safety Service (E & S)(P)
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American Insurance Services Group, Inc. Crime Prevention Report, Number 96.30, Security Management, Workplace Violence: A Prevention Program,
December 1994; Report No. 96-20, Workplace Violence: Protecting
Employees from Customers, April 1994; Report No. 96-10, Workplace
Violence: Extent of the Problem, December 1993.
Baron, S. Anthony, Violence in the Workplace.
Barker, Teresa, How to Prevent Violence in the Workplace, Safety and Health, July 1994.
Barnett-Queen, M. Div, MSW, Timothy & Bergmann, PhD, Lawrence H
Response to Traumatic Event Crucial in Preventing Lasting Consequences, Occupational Health and Safety, July 1990.
Bureau of Justice Statistics. (1994) Violence and Theft in the Workplace. (NCJ Pub. No. 148199). Washington, D.C.: Department of Justice. Report on the latest criminal justice statistics. Bolsters the
CDC statistics. Criminology emphasis. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Safety and Health Reporter,
October 27, 1993.
Cawood, J.E., On the edge: Assessing the Violent Employee, Security Management, 1991.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 12/5/93 Homicide in the Workplace
Centers for Disease Control/NIOSH, Homicide in U. S. Workplaces: A strategy for Prevention and Research, September 1992.
Colina, Stacey, The New Safety Rules for the '90s, Redbook, September 1993.
Commonwealth of Virginia. (1993). Violent Crimes in Convenience Stores: Analysis of Crimes, Criminals and Costs. Richmond, VA:
Virginia Crime Prevention Center. A report to the Governor and the
General Assembly of Virginia. Highlights one States' interest in the
issue and the proposed ways to regulate. Criminology emphasis.
Crow, W.J., Erickson, Rosemary J. and Scott, Lloyd, Set Your Sights on Preventing Retail Violence, American Society for Industrial Security,
September 1987 "Security Management"
Hofman, Mark A, Protecting Employees from Workplace Violence, Business Insurance, September 13, 1993, pp 24-25.
Johnson, Dennis L., The Best Defense Against Workplace Violence, The Wall Street Journal, July 19, 1993.
Kunz, Lisa, The Human Element at Work, Business Insurance, October 4, 1993.
Lawless, Peggy, Fear and Violence in the Workplace - A Survey Documenting the Experience of American Workers, Northwestern National Life Insurance Co., 1993.
Milite, George, Workplace Violence: You're Not Immune, Supervisory Management, September 1993, pp 1 - 2.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS). (1991) Convenience Store Security: Report and Recommendations. Alexandria, VA:
NACS. Three independent studies look at workplace violence and security in
convenience stores. Criminology and Sociology emphasis.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). (1992) Homicide in U. S. Workplaces: A Strategy for Prevention and Research. Morgantown: WV: NIOSH Division of Safety Research. The first CDC/NIOSH
statement or report on workplace violence. The report is actually a summary of outcomes from workshops held in Washington, D.C. with the experts in summer of 1990. Multi disciplinary emphasis.
National Safety Council, Workplace Violence, 1993.
National Safe Workplace Institute, Workplace Violence & Behavior Letter, November 15, 1994, Volume 1, Issue 1, Premiere Issue.
New York City Department of Health, Traumatic Occupational Fatalities, New York City, 1991.
New York State Department of Civil Service, Occupational Accidents and Workers' Compensation Experience for New York State Government Employees, 1991.
New York State Department of Health, personal communications with Matt London, August 1992.
NIOSH ALERT, September 1993, Publication 93-109.
Northwestern National Life Insurance Company, Fear and Violence in the Workplace, 1993 A Survey documenting the experience of American Workers.
This study examines the incidence of workplace stress, harassment and
violence and the conditions at work that create them. The report offers recommendations for preventing violence in the workplace.
Overman, Stephanie, After the Smoke Clears, HR Magazine, November 1991, PP 44 - 47.
Redburn, Tom, "New York Times", New York Leads in Workplace Killings, December 15, 1993.
Smith, S. L., Violence in the Workplace: A Cry for Help., Occupational Hazards, October 1993, pp 29-33.
Swoboda, Frank, Increasingly the Shadow of Violence Hangs Over US Workers, The Washington Post, Sunday, January 2, 1994.
Thomas, J.L., "Occupational Violent Crime: Research on a Growing Risk" Journal of Safety Research, Summer 1992, 23(2).
Thomas, J.L., "CPTED: A Response to Occupational Violent Crime" Professional Safety Journal, June 1992, 37(b).
Thomas, J.L., "Violence in the Workplace: Twenty Years of Research and Writings Annotated" (Manuscript in progress).
Thomas, Janice L., Risk Control, A Response to Occupational Violent Crime, June 1992, Professional Safety.
Toscano, Guy, Windau, Janice, Fatal Work Injuries: Results from the 1992 National Census, Monthly Labor Review, October 1993, pp 39-48.
Walton, J. Branch, Dealing with Dangerous Employees, Security Management, September 1993, pp 81-84.
Wheeler, Eugene D and S. Anthony Baron, PhD, Violence in our Schools, Hospitals and Public Places, Pathfinder Publishing of California, Ventura California.