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Workplace violence is declining, but employers still need guidance

While the number of incidents is falling, hundreds of thousands of workplace violence incidents still occur every year More than 572,000 people met with a violent crime at work during 2009. In addition, workplace violence caused 521 homicides in 2009. The Bureau for Justice Statistics (BJS) reported these numbers (the most recently updated) in a study of workplace violence between 1993 and 2009. That is a lot of violence. Surprisingly, though, those numbers show a significant...