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Occupational Health

Health & Kinesiology

Quiz 28 :

Violence, Harassment, and Bullying in the Workplace

Quiz 28 :

Violence, Harassment, and Bullying in the Workplace

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Employee rights are protected by employment contracts, collective bargaining agreements, and civil rights statutes.
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Making all areas easily visible is a form of administrative control.
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False

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To what can we attribute the increased incidence and severity of violence against health care workers?
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Membership in hate groups or drug dependence are environmental factors associated with workplace violence.
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Supervisors should try to diagnose personal, emotional, or psychological problems of employees.
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Which risk reduction strategy involves maximizing the number of employees conducting natural surveillance?
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Employees have no role in preventing harm to other employees and/or customers.
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Which individual factors are associated with violence?
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Health care employees, correctional officers, social services employees, teachers, municipal housing inspectors, public works employees, and retail employees are among the occupational groups most at risk from workplace violence.
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Employee discipline is usually a form of harassment or bullying.
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The OHS legislation most jurisdictions is broadening the definition of workplace violence to go beyond physical injury.
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Preventing workplace violence is a natural extension of the responsibilities of health and safety professionals.
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A violent act cannot be considered an on-the-job incident when it is committed away from the workplace.
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People who suffer from depression are likely to hurt themselves, but not likely to harm others.
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Witnesses of workplace violence may also suffer psychological trauma, even if they are not directly affected.
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Role ambiguity can be a contributing factor to workplace violence.
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The first step in responding to a workplace violence incident involves providing psychological treatment for traumatized employees.
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High-risk occupations for workplace violence are:
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When dealing with violent incidents on the job, it is important to remember that even the perpetrator has rights.
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Which of the following describes workplace violence?
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