Indicators of Workplace Violence, 2019

July 2022
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2022-124
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This report provides indicators of the current problem of workplace violence in the United States. It provides measures such as the occupations with the highest rates of fatal and nonfatal workplace violence; the victim-offender relationship in incidents of workplace violence; the proportion of injuries that led to days away from work or were treated in emergency departments (EDs); and the involvement of weapons, emotional distress, and police notification of nonfatal workplace violence. This report compares indicators across different population subgroups and over time when possible.

Indicators of Workplace Violence, 2019

Suggested Citation

BJS/BLS/NIOSH [2022]. Indicators of Workplace Violence, 2019. By Harrell, E, Langton, L, Petosa, J, Pegula, S, Zak, M, Derk, S, Hartley, D, and Reichard, A. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Statistics, NCJ 250748.  Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Safety, Health, and Working Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Morgantown, WV:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2022-124. https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2022124

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