Just the Facts: Workplace Violence
In 2016, non-governmental employers (private sector) cited just under 17,000 incidents of traumatic workplace violence.
Of those victims who experienced trauma from workplace violence:
70% were female
67% were aged 25 to 54
70% worked in the healthcare and social assistance industry
21% required 31 or more days away from work to recover, and 19% involved 3 to 5 days away from work
Bureau of Labor & Statistics, 2016.