Workplace Violence Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is estimated that nearly two million American workers report being a victim of workplace violence each year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The impact of workplace violence on an organization is tremendous. Billions of dollars are lost each year due to workplace violence. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Workplace violence is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the worksite or is work-related. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Workplace violence can be in the form of offensive language, threats, and verbal abuse, intimidation, harassment, emotional abuse, physical assault, stalking, bullying, and even homicide. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Criminal intent is one type of workplace violence that involves employee family members whose intent is to steal money by falsifying company financial records. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In the customer/client/patient/category the offender usually becomes violent during the course of a normal transaction or interaction in which the worker is performing their normal work duties. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Jobs, where the money is exchanged with the public and working with volatile, unstable people, has a very low risk for violence. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Working alone or in isolated areas, providing services and care for others, and working in establishments where alcohol is served all contribute to the potential for violence. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    One of the best protections employers can offer their workers is to establish a zero-tolerance policy towards workplace violence. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Actual threats should always be taken seriously and responded to immediately.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Diffuse volatile situations by being firm and standing your ground. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Some examples of performance and/or conduct indicators include: weight-loss issues: attendance problems; and outbursts of anger and aggression. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Providing avenues for employee complaints and concerns with prompt feedback can help create a professional, healthy, and caring work environment. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Alarm systems and other security devices such as closed-circuit cameras, card-key access systems, and photo identification badges help to prevent workplace violence. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Limiting access and egress and locking all unused doors (in accordance with local fire codes) can increase the risk of criminal activity such as robbery at the workplace. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    As a general policy, employees should report all assaults or threats to a supervisor or manager. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    If faced with a volatile situation, remain calm and avoid confrontation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    If the situation involves violent or threatening behavior which poses an immediate danger to personnel or property you should secure your personal safety first. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Some indicators may warn of potential trouble, but their presence does not necessarily mean a violent incident will occur. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    When workplace violence involves personal relationships the victims are most often female.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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