Keeping Workplace Violence in Check
Workplace violence is unpredictable and difficult to anticipate. In addition to personal safety issues for staff, customers, and others, implications for businesses range from reputational harm to financial loss.
Organizations should have a comprehensive plan to identify and address problems early and effectively. Prevention, while not always possible, is the goal.
This checklist provides key points to help you develop a new plan or to review an existing workplace violence prevention program.
This checklist is not meant to be comprehensive, but to provide initial guidance and an opportunity to consider what actions your organization should take.