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The Risk of Violence While Helping Others

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While not-for-profit organisations are working to help society, they are not immune to the danger of violence present in all workplaces. The risk of violence, either involving an outsider or between two employees, remains a serious safety and health issue – even in a not-for-profit organisation.

Identifying Your Risk

Although risk in not-for-profit organisations depends greatly on the type of activity being performed and cannot be easily generalised, characteristics of some activities in many not-for-profit and faith-based entities are particularly risky:

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Health and Safety & Risks

What is risk?

The word risk is used in a variety of contexts. But what does risk broadly mean from an insurance perspective? One definition is that risk is the likelihood of a hazard causing adverse effects as well as the impact of those effects. It is important to differentiate between risk and hazard. A hazard is a condition, situation or physical object that increases the likelihood and or severity of an event with an adverse effect. For example, a hazard could be a wet floor and the risk would be injury caused by slipping.

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