From January 1 through March 9, 2018, nine Americans were murdered at work. By comparison, one American soldier died in Afganistan/Iraq.
According to the F.B.I., 70% of all active shooter episodes occur in one of two places: Businesses or schools.
Three of the worst active shooter incidents in modern American history have occurred in the last 20 months.
Two happened at businesses (the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida and the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada) and one happened at a school (Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida).
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration advises that 2,000,000 Americans are victims of violence at work from harassment to assault to attempted homicide to homicide with “many more” cases going unreported.
The Workplace Violence Prevention Institute (WVPI) is a not-for-profit organization that offers research, education and training focusing on violence prevention and risk mitigation.
The WVPI is holding its 2018 Violence Prevention Symposium on May 10, 2018.
This is an invite-only event for business owners, executives, human resource professionals, safety professionals, risk managers, educational professionals, and others interested in proactive strategies designed to stop violence before it starts.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to reserve your seat at this important and timely event.