May 31, 2019

The carnage in America's collective workplace continues.

At least 11 people were shot dead this afternoon after a long term employee described as "disgruntled" opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, Virginia. 

Police report that the gunman is al...

May 30, 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency of the United States Department of Labor.  OSHA. 

OSHA administers and enforces the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. This statute affords workers and their representatives the r...

May 27, 2019

The Fair Labor Standards Act (the FLSA) is a labor law that protects the rights of American workers. The FLSA was first enacted in the 1930s.

The following video provides a brief overview on this significant federal statute:

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May 25, 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that homicide is the third leading cause of occupational death in the United States.  Per OSHA, workplace violence is a growing concern.

OSHA is the federal agency created by the United States Congres...

May 20, 2019

Go here to listen to the WVPI's founder Kathleen M. Bonczyk's interview on workplace violence prevention on teh Mental Health News Radio Network:

https://www.mentalhealthnewsradionetwork.com/advocate-attorney-kathleen-bonczyk-talks-about-workplace-violence-prevention-2/

May 18, 2019

On our last blog we reported the results of a survey finding one in seven employees do not feel safe at work.

WVPI's founder and executive director Kathleen M. Bonczyk

has been quoted as saying it is more likely that an American will be killed in the workplace on U.S. so...

May 15, 2019

According to a survey conducted the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), approximately 1 out of 7 American workers reported they did not feel safe at work.

Moreover, approximately 25% of employees and nearly 50% of human resou...

May 11, 2019

Workplace violence is a growing concern.  OSHA estimates that 2,000,000 workers fall victim to workplace violence each year with "many" cases going unreported. Thus the actual number is likely much higher than 2,000,000 Americans.

An important component to any...

May 10, 2019

As we have reported, the F.B.I. advises active shooters engage in pre-event leakage of violent intent. This is precisely why we advocate for such things as safety education and reporting systems (traditional and anonymous) for victims and witnesses to direct their conc...

May 9, 2019

In addition to being called upon to act as SWAT, as many teachers have been required to done when faced with active school shooters, a staggering 44% of educators report they were the victims of workplace-based physical violence.

Additionally, according to a study condu...

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