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Most Workplace Homicides Happen During Robberies

 Wednesday, January 25, 2012

 Insurance Journal

What do robberies and healthcare patients have in common? Workplace violence. While the numbers of workplace homicides and injury-causing assaults have fallen since the 1990s, homicides that do occur in the workplace primarily result from robberies and most assaults at work are committed by healthcare patients, according to a new report published by the National Council on Compensation Inc. Authored by Tanya Restrepo and Harry Shuford, “Violence in the Workplace” indicates that, contrary to popular opinion, most...
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