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Ways to Cut the Tension and Reduce Workplace Violence

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Sep 17, 2009
We’ve heard a lot about workplace violence lately, whether it’s an executive offing himself or, most recently, the news that a Yale student was strangled. This horrifying wave of news has sparked a dialogue about office-related stress; along that vein, I’ve amassed a cluster of office stress relievers that can ease the tension and possibly reduce the risk of workplace violence.

From workstations that are equipped with treadmills to inspire exercise to USB aromatherapy gadgets, these stress relievers may not eliminate workplace violence entirely, but they will continue to help raise awareness of this shocking phenomenon.