Workplace Violence and the Considerations for HR Professionals | Sessions

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Workplace Violence and the Considerations for HR Professionals
In-Person Sunday 09/12/2021 09:15 AM - 10:15 AM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral), People (Technical), Workplace (Technical)
Workplace Application:
Attendees will hear from New York Times bestselling author and former special agent Fred Burton on physical security risks and liabilities corporations face and how technology can help. 

New York Times bestselling author, former diplomatic security special agent and counterterrorism expert Fred Burton discusses how keeping employees safe is an increasingly urgent matter that is not just sensible, but also critical to minimize executive liabilities and meet regulatory requirements. Despite millions of people across the globe working remotely, corporate security and HR teams must consider workplace violence and how the displaced workforce pushes potential threats and the duty of care out of the office and into newer territories.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to address situations in which a furloughed or fired employee, working remotely, decides to turn to violence.
  • Hear how companies can combat workplace violence fatigue.
  • Recognize and report warning signs before it is too late.
  • Avoid the downplay of risks.
  • Address the challenges social media brings.
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Fred Burton, Executive Director, Center for Protective Intelligence,