Each year, more than 2 million people in the United States have become victims of some form of violence in the workplace, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
What is meant by the term workplace violence and in light of the current context of the workplace how have organisations’ duty of care evolved? What does a comprehensive workplace violence prevention program look like and what are the moral, ethical, legal and regulatory reasons for having one in place? How can organisations reduce the likelihood of incidents but also be agile and prepared to mount an effective response/ intervention if needed, and what should that response look like? How does an organisation's approach to mental health and wellbeing cut across all aspects of an effective workplace prevention program? Join our security, health and workplace violence prevention experts as they weigh in on this critically important topic.