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Workplace Violence

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Workplace Violenece


 -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

+ Everyone...


-An Average of 500 homicides occur in the US workplace each year.

 -More than two-thirds are commited with guns. **

*Bureau of Labor Statistics