Workplace Violence

  • If you feel you are at personal danger, if possible leave the area.
  • First, notify your manager, call the Police if appropriate 9-1-1 and then call Security 510-594-3100 (510-715-9534 after normal hours).


If a person enters your work space with a weapon:

A.  Immediately seek cover under your desk or work area.

B.  Do not run you will become a moving target.

C.  Take the phone with you under the desk. Call the Police 9-1-1.

D.  Stay in your hiding place until you hear the all clear


Common Sense Rules In A Dangerous Situation:

A.  Trust your instincts, if you are afraid you probably have a good reason.

B.  Take all threats seriously.

C.  Physically give the person personal space.

D.  Provide for your own personal safety.

E.  Don't be afraid to ask for help.