Workplace Violence

What are the Risk Factors?

  • Working with the public.
  • Handling money transactions.
  • Late night or early morning work schedule.

Injury Prevention Strategies for Workplace Violence Hazards

  1. Establish a no-tolerance for workplace violence policy and implement a procedure for reporting violent behavior.
  2. Educate employees on techniques designed to effectively deal with conflict resolution and de-escalation.
  3. Review workplace access controls.

Resources and Training Guides

Workplace Violence Prevention Plans: OSHAhttps://www.osha.gov/SLTC/workplaceviolence/

Department of Labor Workplace Violence Programhttps://www.dol.gov/oasam/hrc/policies/dol-workplace-violence-program-appendices.htm

CDC/NIOSH Violence on the Job Video Traininghttps://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/video/violence.html