The Effects Of Workplace Violence On The Workplace

1191 WordsDec 5, 20165 Pages
Workplace Violence Abstract In the last several years, instances of violence in the workplace has risen dramatically. As of 2010, approximately a million people has been affected by this type of violence. Although violence in the workplace is not anything new, it is steadily receiving attention because of the rise in the instances of violence and the part that the media is playing in the reporting of these occurrences. Throughout my paper I will discuss certain instances of violence in the workplace, show some statistics of violence in the workplace, and how to identify and possibly prevent this type of violence in the workplace. Workplace violence does not have a target type, at any time it could affect anyone at any organization. Executing plans to help prevent, prepare, and help to recognize tell-tale signs of violence in the workplace, those individuals that pose a risk for violence and tactics for the controlling instances of violence in the workplace. Workplace violence is not just when someone walks in and start shooting everyone. Although this kind of violence does happen, it is rare. The probability of you getting killed on your way to your job is greater than while on the job. Violence in the workplace does happen, and since one can’t predict when someone is going to go off the deep end and start killing their co-workers, this type of violence is hard to prevent. This type of violence is not the only kind of violence one might
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