- Consider offering an employee assistance program that can assist workers as they deal with personal problems, illnesses, and stress.
- Make sure that managers and supervisors behave calmly, professionally, and respectfully in all their dealings with employees.
- Monitor the workplace for bullying or threats.
- Encourage managers and supervisors to be thoughtful and humane in their personnel decisions and practices. Make sure that discipline and termination decisions are communicated appropriately and respectfully.
- If a potential for workplace violence is suspected, get help from professionals who can provide a threat assessment and suggest countermeasures.
- Enact a workplace violence policy and response plan that includes appropriate training for managers and supervisors.
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