“Over 70% of United States workplaces do not have a formal program or policy that addresses workplace violence, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
In establishments that did report having a workplace violence program or policy, those in private industry most frequently reported addressing co-worker violence (82%). Customer or client violence was the next most frequent subject of private industry policies or programs (71%), followed by criminal violence (53%) and domestic violence (44%).”
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Originally published on the Reliable Plant magazine website.