Work Place Violence. Lucy Carracedo TVC Veteran Service Officer. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Statistics….. Violence has reached “epidemic proportions” 111,000 violent incidents per year 750 - 1,000 workplace homicides per year
Work Place Violence
TVC Veteran Service Officer
North American Industry Classification System
(Health Care and Social Assistance-code 62)
Contact with the public
Working with unstable or volatile persons
Delivery of goods or services
Mobile workplace - “Out-reach” days
Working alone or in small numbers
Working late or early morning hours
Working in high-crime areas
“Profile” of a Perpetrator:
THERE IS NO PROFILE
Anything that makes YOU uncomfortable!
YOU ARE IMPORTANT!