Workplace violence is a serious issue. The threat to loss of life and business continuity can be crippling. Get workplace violence programs tailored to the culture and identity of your organization.
Violence At Work
Workplace violence is considered an insider threat because it is perpetrated by individuals who have some level of access to the organization, such as employees, contractors, or other authorized individuals. Insider threats of this nature can include acts of violence or aggression, such as physical attacks, verbal threats, bullying, or harassment.
Workplace Violence Prevention
Insider threats of workplace violence can be difficult to predict and prevent, as they may be motivated by a variety of factors such as personal issues, mental health issues, or workplace conflicts. Additionally, these types of incidents can also cause physical harm to employees and damage to the organization's property.
Workplace violence can also have a significant impact on the mental health and well-being of employees, as well as the overall productivity and morale of the organization. This can lead to increased absenteeism, turnover, and legal action.
To prevent and mitigate workplace violence, organizations can implement measures such as employee training on workplace violence prevention, threat assessment and management, and employee assistance programs. Additionally, organizations can also have a clear policies and procedures in place for reporting and responding to incidents of workplace violence.
ESPION helps mitigate and monitor places of employment with varied workplace violence risk mitigtion programs.