Insurance Coverage for Active Shooter Risks

By Paul Marshall A terror attack or mass shooting can plunge organizations into a disorienting world of trauma, grief, media scrutiny and litigation threats. When an attack occurs, the leaders of private companies and government entities alike feel driven to deliver a caring, supportive response to the victims and survivors. At the same time, they […]

What do EAPs Have to do with Workplace Violence?

A proactive approach is foundational to a successful workplace violence mitigation program. One such strategy is a comprehensive employee assistance program (EAP). An EAP is a confidential service provided to employees to assist them with personal issues. Often, these personal issues can affect job performance and even lead to instances of verbal abuse or violence […]

7 Tips to Prevent Workplace Violence

Workplace violence is a problem that spans socioeconomic boundaries and reaches across all types of organizations. Two million Americans report incidents of workplace violence every year. While most attempts to mitigate workplace violence are based solely on security measures, there is a growing recognition that there must be solutions in place to address the problem […]

Workplace Violence: Key Statistics

Workplace violence is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). Workplace violence statistics are staggering: Each year, nearly 2 million American workers are victims of workplace violence, which was the 2nd leading cause […]