Violence at Work


Seventeen percent of occupational fatalities could be attributed to workplace violence in 2011, according to the infographic, which is based on statistics compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Women were twice as likely as men to be the victim of homicide in the workplace.

Occupational fatalities increased 18 percent in the 20 to 24 age range in 2011.

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Workplace violence was cited as a factor in 780 deaths in 2011, according to a new infographic produced by the lawfirm Seyfarth Shaw, which highlights statistics related to occupational fatalities.

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