Staying Safe in the Workplace &
Every employee wants to feel safe at work. Incidents of
workplace violence are concerning and intolerable. Prevention
and being aware of warning signs are key to promoting safety.
Often, all of us encounter misunderstanding and or conflict in
our professional and personal lives. We've all seen situations where different people
with different goals and needs have come into conflict.
Even though conflict does exist, it is not necessarily a bad
thing. Conflict is healthy and natural. It
should be welcomed as as a pathway to improved communication and
Human Resources is committed to
assisting our employees foster an attitude of workplace safety
and respect by offering a variety of
services and resources for dealing with difficult and sensitive
situations, making good decisions, managing conflict and
improving communication. Please visit this site often as it will
be updated with timely information.
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Self Help Tools
Personalities can get in the way of business and when personalities
clash, conflict occurs - resulting in low productivity and poor engagement.
Don't ignore it! Instead, learn 5 ways to address the conflict so that you
can build an effective working relationship and get things done.
Deal with objective data. Ed Muzio, President and CEO of Group Harmonics,
suggests applying the "video camera test." Can you describe the person's
behavior as though you're watching it on a TV?