Work Place Violence Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Approximately 2 million American workers are victims of workplace violence each year."

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"In 2018, workplace violence injuries for men accounted for 61% cases while women accounted for 39% cases."

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"In 2018, 20% of workplace fatalities were the result of violence and other injuries by persons or animals."

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"70% of workplaces do not have a formal policy or program to address workplace violence."

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"Homicide is the leading cause of workplace fatalities for women, accounting for 36% of cases in 2018."

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"Between 2011 and 2015, workplace violence costs employers $121 billion annually."

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"Violent acts accounted for 15% of all lost workday injuries in 2018."

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"More than 25% of workplace violence incidents involve someone with a known violent history."

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"20% of workplace violence incidents are committed by coworkers or former coworkers."

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"Workplace violence is the third-leading cause of fatal occupational injuries in the United States."

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"In 2018, 49% of victims of workplace violence were aged between 25 and 44."

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"75% of workplace assaults occur in healthcare and social service settings."

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"In 2018, law enforcement officers experienced the highest rate of workplace violence (56.8%) among all occupations."

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