7. Define workplace violence. Workplace violence: physical assault or homicide, threats and verbal abuse. What are the consequences of workplace violence? Loss of productivity, work disruptions, employee turnover, litigation and legal costs, and other incident-related costs. Identify five types of occupations that are at risk for workplace violence. Those who exchange money with the public, make deliveries, carry passengers in vehicles, work alone in small groups during late night or early morning hours, or work in community settings in high crime areas. What should training of employees include to prevent workplace violence? Should include recognizing potential violence, defusing violence, and dealing with the aftermath of the violence.