Lone Working Personal Safety - A guidebook for health and social care workers will give you practical and largely unexplored personal safety advice which will inform and enhance how you make decisions. It will also widen the discussions you have within your team about how you as a group can improve your personal safety systems. The material in this book has been specifically developed to provide workers in NHS trusts, social care departments, housing organisations and charity organisations with advice which comprehensively addresses the safey needs when lone working in the community. Chapters cover topics such as: Lone worker safety devices, Understanding aggression and fear, Conflict triggers and tactics, Receiving and broadcasting body language signals, Reasonable force rules About the author: Gerard O’Dea is a conflict, personal safety and physical interventions training consultant and principal trainer for Dynamis. Inspired by the challenges of ‘the universal human phobia of interpersonal conflict’, he has dedicated his career to the investigation of these topics and the dissemination of useful advice on how to prevent and manage aggression and violence.
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You can rise above. You do have options. Do you work in a toxic environment or have a toxic boss? You're not alone! Today, unattainable expectations, emotional harassment, and demands to do more with less often leave employees overworked, underpaid, insecure, and out of options. Must you continue to put up with poisonous people in a morale-crushing environment? In Rising Above a Toxic Workplace, you'll learn how to endure, cope, or quit if necessary. Drawing from authentic - sometimes horrific - real-life stories, authors Gary Chapman, Paul White, and Harold Myra blend their expertise to give you practical guidance, empowering insight, and realistic hope. You'll discover: how workplaces can become unhealthy and how to avoid getting wounded; what drives toxic leaders and why they are so damaging to those around them; essential tips for maintaining your sanity while dealing with dysfunctional colleagues; and counsel on how to decide when to leave - for your own mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
A practical guide to shutting down workplace sexual harassment so it doesn't derail your career or your life, from the first on-air personality to sue ESPN for sexual harassment. "A strong book that will help you navigate the choppy waters of sexual harassment. Gain your power, read this book." -Rose McGowan, New York Times bestselling author of Brave Even in the #MeToo era, studies show that women in the workforce continue to harbor misconceptions about sexual harassment and are unprepared to respond when it happens. Lawyer and former ESPN anchor Adrienne Lawrence has learned to advocate for herself and other women. In this book, she offers much-needed insight on topics such as: • Identifying the five types of harassers and the five types of coworkers who enable them • Researching company culture and history to identify sexual harassment hotbeds • Properly documenting inappropriate behavior • Preparing for retaliation and mental health hurdles such as anxiety and depression • Managing public exposure and figuring out when to leverage the power of the media and/or lawyer up This essential guide helps women navigate the complicated realities of sexual harassment and teaches them how to be their own best advocates in toxic work environments.
The Healthy Workplace: How to Improve the Well-Being of Your Employees---And Boost Your Company's Bottom Line
Studies show that unhealthy work habits, like staring at computer screens and rushing through fast-food lunches, are taking their toll in the form of increased absenteeism, lost productivity, and higher insurance costs. But should companies intervene with these individual problems? And if so, how? The Healthy Workplace says yes! Companies that learn how to incorporate healthy habits and practices into the workday for their employees will see such an impressive ROI that they’ll kick themselves for not starting these practices sooner. Packed with real-life examples and the latest research, this all-important resource reveals how to:• Create a healthier, more energizing environment• Reduce stress to enhance concentration• Inspire movement at work• Support better sleep• Heighten productivity without adding hours to the workday• And moreFilled with tips for immediate improvement and guidelines for building a long-term plan, The Healthy Workplace proves that a company cannot afford to miss out on the ROI of investing in their employees’ well-being.
This handbook proposes to present best practices in managing and leading the 21st century workforce. It offers strategies and tools to cultivate well-being in the present day boundary-less work environment. Research shows that organizations with higher levels of employee engagement routinely out-perform those with lower employee engagement. This handbook provides valuable insights into why employee well-being is such a powerful driver of employee performance and engagement and what organizations can do to enhance workplace well-being and fulfillment. It brings the research on workplace well-being up-to-date while precisely mapping its terrain and extending the scope and boundaries of this field in an inclusive and egalitarian manner.
Designed as an easy-to-read, practical handbook, the Workplace Bullying Handbook is a single resource that focuses, firstly, on how to identify and understand workplace bullies and, secondly, provides action plans for organizations and all levels of staff to enable them to effectively take action when we are confronted with a potential bullying problem at work.
smarter framework for designing more effective workplace wellness programs Workplace Wellness That Works provides a fresh perspective on how to promote employee well-being in the workplace. In addressing the interconnectivity between wellness and organizational culture, this book shows you how to integrate wellness into your existing employee development strategy in more creative, humane, and effective ways. Based on the latest research and backed by real-world examples and case studies, this guide provides employers with the tools they need to start making a difference in their employees' health and happiness, and promoting an overall culture of well-being throughout the organization. You'll find concrete, actionable advice for tackling the massive obstacle of behavioral change, and learn how to design and implement an approach that can most benefit your organization. Promoting wellness is a good idea. Giving employees the inspiration and tools they need to make changes in their lifestyles is a great idea. But the billion-dollar question is: what do they want, what do they need, and how do we implement programs to help them without causing more harm than good? Workplace Wellness That Works shows you how to assess your organization's needs and craft a plan that actually benefits employees. Build an effective platform for well-being Empower employees to make better choices Design and deliver the strategy that your organization needs Drive quantifiable change through more creative implementation Today's worksite wellness industry represents a miasma of competing trends, making it nearly impossible to come away with tangible solutions for real-world implementation. Harnessing a broader learning and development framework, Workplace Wellness That Works skips the fads and shows you how to design a smarter strategy that truly makes a difference in employees' lives—and your company's bottom line.