Tag Archives: workplace violence

Preventing violence in the workplace

From defusing everyday arguments in an office to staying safe in an active shooter situation, there are many different concepts employees must master in relation to violence prevention. Every level of conflict resolution has its own unique role to play, especially due to … Continue reading

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OSHA focuses on preventing workplace violence in the healthcare sector

Healthcare workers are put at risk every day simply by going to work. What can you do to help? How dangerous is it to work in the healthcare field? There are many risks associated with this line of work such … Continue reading

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OSHA releases five-part program for combating workplace violence for healthcare and social workers

According to The National Law Review, OSHA has created a five-step program for protecting healthcare and social service workers. This five-step program consists of: Management commitment and worker participation: Compliance begins with management. Supervisors should be trained on the signs of … Continue reading

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Do You Know How to Prevent Workplace Violence?

Work place violence is the number one cause of death of women in the workplace.  Most employers and employees do not realize the magnitude of how learning the warning signs of violence in others is the most effective way to … Continue reading

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2 Million Victims of Workplace Violence Annually

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) states “Nearly 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence each year. Unfortunately, many more cases go unreported… workplace violence can strike anywhere, anytime, and no one is immune.” OSHA also states homicide … Continue reading

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