Archive for the ‘Workplace Violence’ Category

  The answer to whether the recent horrific massacre in San Bernardino, CA was “workplace violence” or an act of terrorism is that it constituted “workplace violence” no matter what the motive of Syed Rizwan Farook was.  The definition of workplace violence is extremely broad.  The attacker’s motivation in any particular attack is not what […]


  A holiday party at work.  One employee leaves a little upset.  Who would have ever expected that he would return with his wife and an arsenal of assault rifles and semi-automatic handguns and engage in the worst US mass violence attack since Sandy Hook in 2012.  However, this is exactly what happened yesterday in […]


Another senseless massacre on a college campus. It raises so many questions towards what solutions we can find so that no one has to experience this again. Here, the shooter, Elliot Oliver Robertson Rodger had allegedly shown signs of mental illness since his early childhood. He also had received therapy since early childhood yet clearly […]


Is the “me generation” mentality to blame for the recent increases in workplace violence? It seems that when someone does not get their way, for instance an employee does not feel respected by management, gets terminated or does not get the raise they think they deserve, that the reaction today is to resort to violence. […]


Another horrific instance of workplace violence, this one directed at middle school students by a 12-year old boy. Thank God for the heroic acts of one of their own teachers who attempted to get the boy to stand down and lost his own life while doing so. The question remains of whether in this terrible […]


Workplace Violence Prevention Seminar: A Seminar You Cannot Afford to Miss A ½ day Workplace Violence Prevention Seminar to help prevent instances of violence in your workplace.  This public training seminar will provide tips to help you manage your risk and avoid liability for any incidents of violence that may occur.  This seminar will be […]


CT employers need to act now to provide workplace violence prevention training to their workforces. CT had the most workplace violence injuries last year out of all of the New England states. This article provides a thorough reveiw of steps employers can take to prevent workplace violence incidents in their workplaces.