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.
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.
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.
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.