Despite the best-laid plans of any organization or agency, violence in the workplace can and does happen. Just as organizations and agencies alike develop policies and procedures designed to head off these occurrences, they must be equally prepared to deal with the aftermath of such incidents. Quite often management’s focus will be on getting the operational side of the office back in working order. However, just as important as getting the office back on-line is attending to the impact such incidents can have on office personnel. This section as adopted from the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will provide information designed to assist management with helping an organization to recover after an incident of workplace violence.