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Workplace Violence: Safety Topics - December 2019 - Week 2
Did you know that assaults are the fourth leading cause of workplace deaths? According to the National Safety Council, there were more than 18,000 injuries and 450 fatalities that occurred in 2017 alone as a result of workplace violence. Workplace violence can happen at any time. Knowing the behaviors and warning signs that indicate potential violence is necessary in order to stay safe. This week we will discuss the causes of workplace violence, what warning signs to look for, and how to report unusual behavior. Additionally, we will discuss emergency preparedness in the case of an active shooter.