In the quest of employers trying to keep their workplaces safe, it is mandatory that they understand what they can or cannot do and it comes to restricting the employees from carrying their firearms to the workplaces.
The safety of staff numbers is a major concern that every employer should look into.
After all, the safety and effectiveness of employees are what determines the success of a business since they are the ones who keep the business running.
There is an urgent need for proper sufficient protection of staff members’ safety
Workplace safety can take many forms, including prevention from physical threats harassment bullying verbal abuse physical abuse, and the use of weapons.
A good business must employ proper security systems to keep both the staff members and the business’s assets safe.
With regards to bringing your gun to work laws let’s take a keener look at the practices that are allowed in workplaces to keep everyone safe.
1. History of workplace homicides
According to the Bureau of Labour Statistics’ census of Fatal Occupational Injuries recorded that just between the years 2011 and 2018,584 individuals were homicide victims in the workplace.
It reported that an average of almost 450 people died as victims of homicide each year.
Worse yet, 351 of these people die each year succumbed to gun-related homicide. This is 79% of the average number of people each year.
Statistics show that shootings in workplaces occur in all industries, it is not limited to and specific industries.
The right to carry firearms is allowed as stated in the second amendment of the United States.
However, it is subjected to certain … Read the rest