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Jul 15 2013

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Be prepared for workplace violence

By Michael T. Taylor and Nickole Winnett

Each year there are nearly two million nonfatal acts of workplace violence and about 600 employees killed due to workplace violence.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines workplace violence as any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening and disruptive behavior that occurs at the worksite.

Although OSHA has no workplace violence prevention standard, Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, known as the General Duty Clause, requires employers to provide their employees with a workplace free from recognized hazards likely to cause death or serious physical harm.

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