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Workplace violence causes a significant number of deaths and injuries in Florida and throughout the country.
Workplace violence can include physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive
behavior at the work site.
Some factors can increase the risk of workplace violence, including:
-Exchanging money with the public.
-Working with volatile or unstable people.
-Working alone or in isolated areas.
-Providing services and care.
-Working where alcohol is served.
-Working late at night or in areas with high crime rates.
In addition, some workers such as delivery drivers, healthcare professionals, public service workers, customer
service agents, and law enforcement personnel, have a higher risk than others of experiencing workplace
For some employers, there are specific rules regarding workplace violence prevention, including those in the
healthcare industry or employers who operate late night retail establishments.
But all employers must develop an Accident Prevention Program, which includes evaluating hazards at work.
When a hazard evaluation indicates employees are at risk for violence in the workplace, your Accident
Prevention Program must include a plan that outlines measures to reduce this risk, such as training workers on
de-escalation techniques, installing adequate lighting in parking lots, and providing drop safes.
Let us come out and present our 4 hour and an 8 hour terrorism in the workplace course. The 8 hour includes a
four hour first aid course with Trauma Care for the Lay Rescuer.
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