Workplace violence can take place in different forms. The more common variety of workplace violence is more or less the hazards of the job. Healthcare workers and emergency medical workers often face abuse. some of it is physical, but most of it is verbal abuse from ailing and often drugged out patients. Taxi drivers, retail clerks, and others having to deal face to face with the public are subjected to robberies and battery, sometimes murder. Law enforcement and…Continue
Added by Gordon Basichis on February 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
I guess the good news about drug use is that cocaine usage has declined in the past couple of years. In fact, cocaine usage has declined some twenty nine percent. Only about one third of one percent of the population uses cocaine, or so the story goes.
Now for the other news...heroin use has increased. The federal government applied tighter stands to drug test as part of the employment screening. There were testing people in such occupations as pilots, airplane mechanics, and…Continue
Added by Gordon Basichis on February 17, 2011 at 4:30am — No Comments
In some ways it is oddly gratifying to see that the Australians have the same problem as the Americans when conducting background checks on healthcare workers. …
Added by Gordon Basichis on December 27, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments