Nearly 2 million American workers report having been victims of workplace violence each year. These incidents occur in and around the working environment and include the spillover from domestic violence as well as incidents of stalking. Unfortunately, only 47% of non-fatal incidents are reported to the authorities.
- The annual cost of workplace violence for American businesses exceeds 120 billion dollars
- Resulting in 1.2 million missed workdays
- There are over 700 homicides per year are attributed to violence in the workplace
The first line of defense in workplace violence prevention is ALWAYS an engaged workforce, knowledgeable about how to identify and report any incidents or threats. It’s time to have an informed conversation about workplace violence prevention. Our online course is designed to help you prevent workplace violence before it starts. Watch our video to learn more.
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