Workplace Violence Has Gone Remote


The Correlation Between Remote Working And Massive Acts Of Public Violence

Workplace violence is a serious issue that has affected many employees and employers alike. While remote working has become increasingly popular in recent years, there may be grave consequences looming around the corner.

The isolation from in-person human interaction that remote working creates can have a profound negative effect on our mental health and well-being. This social isolation, in turn, can lead to the development of tachykinin in the brain, which is associated with erratic and violent behavior.

To prevent workplace violence, it is important that we continue to have in-person workplace violence prevention-themed training days.

These training days should be in-person and centered around positive social engagement and team-building exercises. This will help to counteract the negative effects of remote working and create a safer and more positive work environment.

Neurochemically, positive in-person training produces chemicals like serotonin and oxytocin, neurochemicals associated with human connectedness and bonding. When we have elevated levels of these neurochemicals, it makes it incredibly difficult for a human to harm one another. Thus, lessening the possibility or likelihood of public outbursts of violence.

Work is one of the most consistent places where we interact with other humans. As such, it is an ideal place to foster positive social connections. During workplace violence prevention training days, employees can learn about the importance of empathy, active listening, and effective communication. These skills will not only help to prevent workplace violence but will also create a more positive work environment where everyone feels valued and supported.

In addition to in-person training days, employers can also implement other measures to prevent workplace violence. For example, they can provide employees with access to resources such as counseling services, employee assistance programs, and mental health support.

They can also ensure that workplace violence policies and procedures are well-communicated and understood by all employees.

Regardless of what we do, it is important that we do it in person and have it be an enjoyable and engaging experience. Neuroscience and the last two years have shown us a potential correlation between remote working, isolation, and acts of mass public violence.

It is essential that we realize remote working can have a significant increase in the likelihood and the risk of violence in public spaces.

To reduce this risk, it is imperative that we increase the amount of workplace violence prevention training days that are in-person and centered around positive social engagement and team-building exercises.

By fostering positive social connections at work, we can create a safer and more positive work and living environment for everyone.

Joseph Malone

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