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Violence at work

The number of violent incidents at work has declined over the last decade, with the incident rate remaining stable over the last four years. Findings from the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) show that in 2012/13.

Trends in the rate of workplace violence for physical assault and threats 2002-03 to 2012-13 (CSEW)Number of incidents of violence at work for adults of working age in employment 1991 - 2010/11

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Updated 2014-02-12