What is a Critical Incident?
A critical incident is a distressing, traumatic event which can occur in the community or at the workplace. Such events include sudden death of a coworker or family member, environmental or industrial accidents and natural disasters.
Examples of critical incidents include:
- Violent Crimes such as Homicide and Suicide
- Sexual Assault
- Personal Tragedies such as Death of a Family Member, Friend or Coworker
- Negative Publicity
- Tragic World and Community Events such as Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Floods, Fires and Terrorism
To contact EAP Resources regarding a critical incident, call 866-484-4327.