Today we’re going to talk about a sensitive subject: workplace violence. It can be uncomfortable and often difficult to discuss, but this is a topic that you must understand and be willing to address. It’s a disturbing reality, but violence in the workplace is a very real threat. Nearly 2 million American workers report being the victims of workplace violence every year. While nothing can guarantee that an employee won’t become a victim, there are steps that employers can take to reduce the likelihood of workplace violence.