This Standard provides an overview of policies, processes, and protocols that organizations can adopt to help identify, assess, respond to, and mitigate threatening or intimidating behavior and violence affecting the workplace.
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About the Standard
All organizations have a responsibility to protect employees and others by taking measures to detect threats of violence, intervene through incident management, and mitigate consequences should violence erupt. Organizations that cannot manage and prevent workplace violence may experience disrupted productivity, low morale, and a public image that communicates a disregard for employee safety.
This Standard describes the implementation of a workplace violence prevention and intervention (WVPI) program and personnel within organizations who typically become involved in prevention and intervention efforts. In addition, this Standard now includes an annex which provides actionable information and guidance relative to prevention, intervention and response to incidents involving an active assailant/active shooter.
WPVI Preparedness Checklist
The goal for responding to and preventing workplace violence is to break the pathway as early as possible through identification, mitigation, and response to pre-incident indicators.
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