Violence is a risk in any workplace. Acts of violence can cause harm to workers, affect a company’s reputation, and impact expenses and profits. Implementing a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program is essential to mitigate the risks unexpected violence can create.
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for Safety Champions
Workplace violence is an issue that businesses cannot ignore. It’s a growing problem in our society and not taking a proactive approach can expose an organization to liability and reputation issues. According to the National Safety Council, assault is now the 5th leading cause of death in the workplace.