Predicting and preventing violence in the workplace is an ability we all wish we had. As deaths decline but acts of violence increase at work, a business owner’s best defense is to know the facts and the most common risk factors.
Key questions to ask yourself and your team when learning about workplace violence include:
- How is workplace violence defined?
- What are the most common risk factors?
- Is workplace violence preventable, and how?
- Where do I begin when adopting best practices and policies for preventing workplace violence?
This FAQ will help you start tackling the difficult topic of workplace violence. The idea of a tragedy or act of aggression happening to an employee or visitor at your facility is not something most of us want to think about on a daily basis, yet it continues to be an area of growing concern.
Download the FAQ to gain more insight into what violence in the workplace looks like, the risk factors and statistics, and the information you need to educate your employees and colleagues.