Workplace Violence

Workplace violence can range from verbal abuse to physical assaults and homicide. It can strike anywhere and, according to OSHA, approximately 2 million American workers are victims each year. However, people in certain jobs are more vulnerable to workplace violence, including health care and social service workers; gas and utility employees; retail employees; and taxi drivers.


Fact Sheets from Public Employees Federation

When Terrible Things Happen

Connecting With Others Following Traumatic Events

Information for Families When a Family Member is Assaulted at Work

New York State Department of Labor Documents on Workplace Violence

New York State Public Employer Workplace Violence Prevention Program Regulation

Workplace Security Checklist

Workplace Violence Prevention Law, Letter and Survey

Workplace Violence Prevention Guidelines

Workplace Violence Resources in Spanish

Violencia en el Trabajo!, NYCOSH Fact Sheet

NYCOSH Offices:

New York City
61 Broadway - Suite 1710
NY, NY 10006
(Fax) 212-227-9854

Long Island
150 Motor Parkway - Suite 306
Hauppauge, NY 11788
(Fax) 631-435-1893