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The Threat of Violence – A Reality in the Modern Workplace
Steve Crimando | Behavioral Science Applications, Continuity Insights - April 5, 2018
- The estimated cost to businesses associated with workplace violence was $121 billion each year,
- American workers lost 876,000 workdays each year due to workplace violence resulting in $16 million dollars in lost wages, and
- The average out-of-court settlement for workplace violence-related litigation was $500,000.00, while average jury awards were $3 million.
- Homicide in the workplace is the third leading cause of death for American workers.