A response to violence in progress or immediately evolving threats at work is different from a response to potential threats. Employees and management should learn to differentiate between the two and to respond appropriately.
Dr. Henry Bello walked into his former place of employment, the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, Thursday, June 30, in the early afternoon, and opened fire from an AR-15 assault rifle, killing one doctor and injuring six others, including other doctors.
Workplace violence is becoming an epidemic throughout the world and in America in particular. Recent statistics by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows a significant gender variant in workplace violence incidents.
38-year-old Jimmy Lam, a supposed UPS employee, was identified as the gunman who killed three men and wounded two others at a UPS facility in San Francisco and then killed himself, early on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.