Dealing with Unexpected Events

Disturbing events that threaten workplace safety is a reminder to employers that advance preparation is key to minimize the impacts of workplace violence or related threats.

These Employers Council blogs provide planning guidance:

https://blog.employerscouncil.org/2018/02/05/trauma-and-healing/

https://blog.employerscouncil.org/2016/10/07/plan-for-emergencies/

https://blog.employerscouncil.org/2012/07/20/when-violence-impacts-the-workplace/

These resources may assist employees in crisis and workplace counseling resources:

Arizona:

http://mhaarizona.org/

Colorado:

http://www.mentalhealthcolorado.org/

http://coloradocrisisservices.org/

Utah:

http://namiut.org/

http://hope4utah.com/utah-mental-health-agencies/

http://dsamh.utah.gov/

United States

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/index.shtml

http://www.nami.org/

For children:

https://www.nctsn.org/treatments-and-practices/psychological-first-aid-and-skills-for-psychological-recovery/about-pfa

For further assistance, contact Employers Council.