Jul 7, 2022
Two million employees in the United States are impacted by workplace violence (including gun violence) each year accounting for about 15% of all workplace fatalities; putting the United States at the highest end of the risk spectrum across the globe. Without any success in implementing policies at the societal level to combat these tragedies, employers are left to demand change and try to address this increasingly frequent risk at an individual company level. While this challenge is both daunting and sad, employers should make every effort to include this potential in a risk management strategy to protect the safety of employees and guests. Learn more about the issues, challenges, and some possible steps from Paul Marshall, leader of the active shooter insurance program at McGowan Program Administrators.