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What is Workplace Violence?

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), workplace violence is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. Workplace violence is generally categorized into five types.

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Workplace Violence Prevention

One of the most important aspects of a workplace violence program is understanding the tactics needed for prevention. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are a number of areas that need to be addressed:

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How Everbridge Can Help

When workplace violence incidents occur, communicating with employees is critical. As an organization, you’ll want to be able to alert employees of an incident, check in to see if employees are safe and provide further instructions as an incident is ongoing. Everbridge offers a number of applications that can help organizations prepare for and respond to workplace violence incidents.