-In an average week, one employee is killed and at least 25 are seriously injured by current or former employees.
-Homicides are the second leading cause of all job related deaths surpassed only by motor vehicle related deaths.
-Cost per year: $4.2 Billion.
-Two million American workers experience workplace violence each year or 20% of all violent crime in the US. *
-Who is at most risk?
+Law Enforcement, Mental Health Workers
+ Retail Workers
+ Transportation and Public Admin Sectors
-An Average of 500 homicides occur in the US workplace each year.
-More than two-thirds are commited with guns. **
*Bureau of Labor Statistics