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Violence in the workplace has become a growing problem in recent yearsThe American workplace has become a battle ground Each year thousands of workers fall victim to workplace violence or are at least threatened with acts of violence According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHAWorkplace violence has emerged as an important safety and health issue in todays workplace Its most extreme form homicide is the second leading cause of fatal occupational injury in the United States Nearly 1000 workers are murdered and 15 million are assaulted in the workplace each yearThe threat of violence in the workplace is a growing phenomena that affects all levels of the work force from taxi drivers to stock traders According to information provided by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health NIOSHCrime harassment and internal violence has created a strikingly visible safety and health problem for the workplace Recent figures from NIOSH and the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that people at work are increasingly exposed to lethal violence Homicide accounts for 17 of all deaths in the workplace It was the leading cause of death for women in the workplace in These figures now well publicized create a perception that the workplace is not safe The picture of the angry worker bent on revenge has become the symbol for the sense of betrayal and loss felt by the American worker in the face of the sweeping changes affecting all levels of the workforce We must now add to this the frightening picture of gas station attendants store clerks and taxi drivers who are dying at work in unacceptably high numbersAlthough crime statistics are dropping nationally across the board violence in the workplace is steadily on the rise According to information provided on the National Center for Victims of Crime web site INFOLINKViolence in America is now invading the workplace putting at risk the safety productivity and health of American workers and this violence appears
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