Workplace violence incidents are on the rise. This increase in frequency exacts a huge toll on both employees and employers by impacting workers, co-workers, family members, companies, shareholders, clients, and communities. These incidents, affect physical and psychological well being, productivity, morale, ethics, direct and indirect costs*, and, in some cases, the very survival of people and organizations.
Definition of Workplace Violence: Any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening, disruptive behavior that occurs at the worksite (OSHA).
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Negligence-Related Liability: Employers may be held liable if they negligently hired an employee; negligently trained an employee; and/or negligently supervised an employee.
The best antidote to workplace violence is professional prevention. Call TAL Global’s workplace violence experts to discuss your special needs at +1 (408) 993 1300