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    Workplace Violence statics across the United States of America have been on a steady rise each year since the early 1990’s. Reports have consistently shown in recent years that than an average of 500 homicides and 1.5 million assaults occur each year in America, in the workplace. With those types of statics on the rise in America it’s clear that a Workplace Violence Program is essential to the health, welfare, safety, and security of our employees in the workplace. When enacting a Workplace Violence

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    Introduction Violence is never the answer to any type of problem and it only causes pain to all parties involved. As humans, we tend to be very violent even though we have a higher thought process as compared to other creatures on this earth. Humans experience emotions such as anger, rage, jealousy, hate, and many more emotions that can potentially lead to violent outcomes. As Christians, we should learn to control our anger and emotions because in some cases it leads to violence from a lack of

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    Workplace violence definition OSHA Fact Sheet (2012) states “ workplace violence is a violence or the threat of violence against workers” (p.1). Workplace violence causes serious harm to employees or homicide that can lead to deaths. Act in any kind of shapes and forms such as: physical threat, threatening behavior, intention of assault and battery, verbal abuse, beating, stabbing, rape, shooting, being followed, psychological trauma, suicide, treat or obscene phone call/text, intimidation. Workplace

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    United States there have been many instances of work place violence. In 2010 in Connecticut there was a shooting at a business involving two workers. According to ABC News, “The allegations of racial harassment that Omar Thornton told his family about may have been what finally sent him over the edge and on his fatal rampage, according to mental health experts.”(http://abcnews.go.com/Health/MindMoodNews/hartford-shooter-workplace-violence-sprees/story?id=11316199) This example is one of many that

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    Workplace violence is present in every nook and cranny of corporate America, affecting millions of Americans every year. Workplace violence is defined by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, OSHA, as any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. It ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide. In 2011, there were over 2 two million reports and claims of workplace

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    UNLV Theses/Dissertations/Professional Papers/Capstones 5-1-2002 Workplace violence: A case study Robert F. White University of Nevada, Las Vegas Repository Citation White, Robert F., "Workplace violence: A case study" (2002). UNLV Theses/Dissertations/Professional Papers/Capstones. Paper 522. http://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/thesesdissertations/522 This Capstone is brought to you for free and open access by Digital Scholarship@UNLV. It has been accepted for inclusion in UNLV Theses/

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    Hi Tonnetta, I really enjoyed reading your post. Security in the workplace is a very important topic. Any organization, no matter what kind, can experience workplace violence. Workplace violence often includes behaviors such as physical assault, threats, harassment, intimidation, and bullying (Mathis, Jackson, Valentine & Meglich, 2017, p. 558). You are correct that workplace violence does not just involve physical harm that one may do to another, it can be in the form of verbal harm.

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    The workplace is not immune to violence. It can happen anywhere, anytime, by anyone and sparked by any reason. What is expected of a typical workday morning is the alarm going off, a quick breakfast, rush hour traffic, and greeting co-workers upon entering the job site. Workers go about their normal workday and leaving for home without incident. What is not expected or typical is the chaos of gunfire, stabbing, bombing, and any other unimaginable, horrific event in the workplace. The events in between

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    INTRODUCTION: Violence in the workplace has become a major safety and health issue. Workplace violence is not limited to homicide. This type of violence includes behaviors and circumstances that threaten an employee 's physical safety; such as: verbal threats, sexual or physical harassment, coercion, behavior changes, intimidation, stalking, telephone/email harassment, and history of aggression. “Workplace violence incidents have tripled in the last decade, and it is now the fastest-growing category

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    Workplace violence Workplace violence can be any act of physical violence, threats of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening, disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. Workplace violence can affect or involve employees, visitors, contractors, and other non-Federal employees. A number of different actions in the work environment can trigger or cause workplace violence. It may even be the result of non-work-related situations such as domestic violence or “road rage

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