According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), of the 4,547 fatal workplace injuries that occurred in the United States in 2010, 506 were workplace homicides.
No workplace is exempt from violence; therefore, you should be proactive in protecting your employees from any unforeseen acts.
Many factors play a role in the cause of workplace violence, some common factors associated are:
- job loss
- alcohol/drug abuse
On August 23, 2012 from 3:00-4:00pm (EST) Sheakley will be conducting a webinar to help raise your awareness on workplace violence and the potential impact it may have on your organization. We will review the factors that lead to workplace violence, indicators that can signal the risk potential of violence, ways to protect your employees and the development of a workplace violence program.
Please join us to learn more about this important topic. Click here to register for the upcoming seminar.