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Prioritizing Workplace Violence Prevention

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Prioritizing Workplace Violence Prevention, Telgian's Lauris FreidenfeldsIncidents of violence in workplace settings happen all too frequently. These tragedies serve as a reminder of the critical need for every organization to develop a workplace violence prevention program, in order to provide a safe environment for employees, customers and visitors.

Given the volume of tragic incidents, preventing workplace violence can feel like a daunting task. To help, Telgian Engineering & Consulting (TEC) security expert Lauris Freidenfelds recently authored “Prioritizing Workplace Violence Prevention” for Risk Management magazine, the official publication of RIMS, the Risk Management Society.

Freidenfelds is senior project manager for TEC, responsible for the project management of complex projects, focusing on security and emergency management. His 40+ years of experience includes extensive knowledge of operational security, technology and emergency management programs. And, as a former director of security and emergency preparedness for a major metropolitan healthcare system, he has direct experience with emergency management personnel and operations. These include planning, organizing, and directing security programs and activities, as well as the development and coordination of disaster preparedness plans, the mitigation of, preparation for, and recovery from hazards and disasters.

In the piece, Freidenfelds explores the five areas that are essential elements of a violence prevention program. To read “Prioritizing Workplace Violence Prevention” in its entirety, please visit Risk Management magazine.

About Telgian Engineering & Consulting, LLC (TEC)

Lauris FreidenfeldsLeading the industry since 1985, TEC is trusted by businesses around the globe as a single-source solution for fire protection, security, and life safety services. This full-service global engineering and risk mitigation consulting firm specializes in complex, multi-discipline public and private sector projects. TEC provides professional services related to the protection of people, property, information, and organizational mission against preventable losses. These include strategic/enterprise risk management, fire protection engineering, industrial security, environmental health and safety, emergency management, operations continuity consulting, and construction administration services. TEC professionals are dedicated to delivering value through effective protection solutions that meet today’s unique risk challenges. Contact us for immediate support at 1.302.300.1400 or

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