What responsibilities does an employer have to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for employees?

Answer the following two questions using the question and answer (Q&A) format; in other words, include the original question along with your response.

Within your post, support your responses with information from at least one peer-reviewed/scholarly source (not older than 3-5 years) library or the Internet, and provide the full citation at the end. Use SPA guidelines to format your references.

  1. What responsibilities does an employer have to ensure a safe and healthy work environment for employees?
  2. What is an example of a program or strategy HR professionals can implement to minimize risk to employees in light of workplace violence?

 

2) 500 words

Analyze the following situation. You have access to the sales and customer information in a flower shop. You discover that the boyfriend of a woman you know is sending roses to three other women on a regular basis. The woman you know is on the flower list, but she believes that she’s the only woman in his romantic life. You really think you should tell the woman. Your dilemma is that you have a professional responsibility to keep the company’s information private. However, you also believe that you have a responsibility to the woman. Do you tell her? Are there factors that would change your decision?

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