Violence in the workplace

Workplace aggression and violence aren’t as rare as you might think. There are more than 300 incidents per year in Oregon.

Oregon OSHA

Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about violence in the workplace.

Workplace violence: Can it happen where you work? [pdf]

Workplace violence (OSHA)
Learn to assess the hazards in different settings and develop workplace violence prevention plans.

Workplace violence prevention for late-night retail (OSHA)

Active Shooter

RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.® Surviving an Active Shooter Event
Dramatizes an active shooter incident in the workplace and educates on how to respond. (Warning: The initial sequence in this video may be disturbing.)

Active shooter: What you can do (U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security)  

Active shooter preparedness: a guide to controlling risk (Oregon Department of Administration Services) [PDF]
Quick tips and links to additional resources for how to respond to an active shooter event.

Video library

DVD (no streaming available)

  • Violence on the job | GENSAFE-5
    27 minutes | This video discusses practical measures for identifying risk factors f … Read more
  • Workplace violence: first line of defense | GENSAFE-10 (English/Spanish/French)
    30 minutes | As the second leading cause of workplace death, violence represents a … Read more
  • Violence in the workplace | GENSAFE-11
    10 minutes | Train your staff to avoid or diffuse potentially violent behavior by r … Read more
  • Violence in the workplace | GENSAFE-63 (English) GENSAFE-64 (Spanish)
    10 minutes | Workplace deaths due to violence rank second only to vehicular acciden … Read more


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