What is My Risk of Workplace Violence?

We must accept the risk before we can accurately assess the risk.

By Vaughn Baker
President
Strategos International

We hear about workplace, school and church violence almost daily. But it seems like something that happens to somebody else … until it happens to you. What is the risk of violence in your workplace, church or school? And do you prepare based on the risk? We certainly don’t take that approach for fires, tornadoes, floods or other severe weather incidents – even though the risks are quite low. The better question is: “What is the risk of doing nothing?”