Workplace Violence Prevention

  1. H.R. 1195:  Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

    H.R. 1195: Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

    This post explains, and provides expert commentary on, H.R. 1195. The pending legislation would provide added protection to health care workers who have long faced threats of violence on the job, but would also place a significant new burden on health care employers.  

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  2. Do we really want to tell our people to FIGHT an active shooter?

    Do we really want to tell our people to FIGHT an active shooter?

    This year's violent incidents in our workplaces, schools, and society have left many feeling vulnerable and helpless. In this post, topic expert James Sporleder shares a message of hope.

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  3. Workplace Violence Prevention & Intervention Toolkit

    Workplace Violence Prevention & Intervention Toolkit

    This collection of workplace violence prevention and intervention training resources provides information, best practices, tips and free tools for building awareness and changing behavior.

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  4. Mass Shootings: Is There Anything We Can Do?

    Mass Shootings: Is There Anything We Can Do?

    This year's violent incidents in our workplaces, schools, and society have left many feeling vulnerable and helpless. In this post, topic expert James Sporleder shares a message of hope.

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  5. How Moral Choices Can Impact Crisis Recovery

    How Moral Choices Can Impact Crisis Recovery

    WPV response training is known for helping people increase their chances of survival in an extreme violence event. This post explains how it can also help people behave with honor in the midst of a crisis --which, in turn, can make a significant difference in their post-event recovery.

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  6. How Incivility and Employee Engagement Impact Workplace Violence Prevention

    How Incivility and Employee Engagement Impact Workplace Violence Prevention

    As workplace violence prevention is increasingly pushed "upstream", it's important to consider the role organizational culture plays in keeping people safe. This post explains why workplace incivility and employee engagement are important factors to address.

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  7. Understanding Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention Training

    Understanding Workplace Violence Prevention and Intervention Training

    This helpful article explores the topic of workplace violence (WPV) training from a variety of angles. It includes definitions, practical explanations,  links to statistics and resources, and tips for how to build an effective WPV prevention and intervention program. 

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