after Yale student was murder
Is work place violence to blame?
Many companies implement steps to help reduce the number of workplace violence related incidents.
Is your company one of them?
Click to tweet – I know some that do
Workplace violence can range from
- verbal threats
- physical abuse
- to its ultimate consequences, death
We have seen the news, what is happening today when for the most part innocent people are victimized by violence at school at their workplace every single day.
Don’t be the person installing an alarm system after a robbery.
The question I ask you today is
Does my workplace had taken appropriate steps to protect me while I’m at work?
Some steps that companies and organizations can take to prevent or reduce the amount of workplace violence include providing security through the use of video surveillance, additional lighting, guards, and alarm systems, ensuring that
those who are working by themselves have easy access to alarms or other devices that they can access to signal that they are in danger, and through the use of buddy systems to prevent people from being alone in unsafe or isolated areas.
Know your people, coworkers, close ones, and if you notice a sudden change just ask and make yourself available.