Insider Threat - Workplace Violence

As defined by the U.S. Department of Labor, “a workplace violence incident is a verbal, written, or physically aggressive threat or attack intended to intimidate, cause injury or death to others in a place of employment”. 

The General Duty Clause, Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act directs employers to provide a place of employment that is “free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious harm”. 

The resources listed below can assist organizations to better understand workplace violence and develop protective measures. 

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