Workplace Violence is Defined as: "Any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. It ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide." Workplace violence can affect and involve employers, employees, clients, customers, and visitors!
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the United States categorizes workplace violence into four types:
Potential Liability for Employers
Preventive Measures Employers Can Take
To reduce the risk of workplace violence and potential liability, employers can take several steps:
By being proactive, employers can create a safer workplace and reduce the likelihood of workplace violence and the associated liabilities.
How can Avery & Associates help Preventing and Investigating Workplace Violence?
Avery & Associates Investigations can assist in addressing workplace violence in several ways helping to prevent them from occurring, and responding to them when they occur and investigating the occurrence. Here are some specific ways we can help:
By taking a proactive and comprehensive approach, private investigators can help businesses prevent workplace violence and mitigate the damage when such incidents occur, ensuring a safer workplace environment for all!
Workplace Violence May Subject Employers to Substantial Financial and Criminal Liability!
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