American business and government offices spend over $36 billion per year on costs related to workplace violence including medical and psychiatric care, lost productivity, repairs, insurance rate increases, and security costs.
According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration, Violence in the workplace is a serious safety and health issue. Its most extreme form, homicide, is the fourth-leading cause of fatal occupational injury in the United States.
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Of all violent crimes reported in the U.S. between 1993 to 1999, 18% of these crimes occured in the workplace (including 900 homicides, 36,500 sexual assaults, and 1.3 million simple assaults).
A compilation of case studies pointing out the importance of implementing criminal background check services, in order to assist you in keeping your employees safe in the workplace. Criminals very seldom look like “criminals”….they look no different than anyone else.
A series of articles delving into the problems behind workplace violence.