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How to Deal With Violence at Work
Securing Your Safety in Extreme Situations
Violent incidents can happen in any workplace.
The risks are higher in occupations such as policing and health care, and for those who work alone, in high-crime areas, or at night. But even those of us in roles that we consider safe may, one day, encounter violence as we go about our business.
Workplace violence can be devastating, particularly as few of us are trained in how to respond to it.
This article gives you the essential information that you need to prepare yourself and your team for the worst, and to deal with the consequences.
What Is Work-Related Violence?