Women's Safety and Health Issues at Work
Job Area: Sales
Women make up almost half of the workers in sales and management positions. In 2004, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated 9.3 million women were working this industry. Women working in this industry may be concerned about work stress, workplace violence, musculoskeletal disorders, and long hours.
Homicide against women in the workplace
This study looked at the reason for and frequency of violence against women in the workplace. The majority of female homicide victims were employed in two industries - retail trade and services.
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