Workplace Safety

Workplace safety now places on par with the opportunity for advancement, when it comes to employee satisfaction. In a recent survey published by Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations, New York, workplace violence was viewed as the greatest security concern to businesses. The study also ranks, in order of greatest concern, the following threats:

  • Workplace Violence
  • Business Interruption/Disaster Recovery
  • Terrorism (global and domestic)
  • Internet/Intranet Security
  • Employee Selection/Screening Concerns
  • Fraud/White-Collar Crime
  • Unethical Business Conduct
  • General Employee Theft
  • Property Crime (external theft, vandalism)
  • Drugs/Alcohol in the Workplace

Total costs associated with workplace violence are estimated at $36 billion annually.