A critical incident can be any event in, or outside of, the workplace which involves an actual or threatened loss of life or a significant threat to a person’s physical or psychological well-being. Examples of a critical incident include:
- the threat of, or an actual, physical assault or injury
- a robbery, fire, bomb threat or other violent, or potentially violent occurrence in the workplace
- witnessing a significant workplace injury or other accident
- sudden death of a work colleague, in or out of the workplace
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