April is workplace violence awareness month and statistics show women are nearly three times more likely to be murdered on the job, compared to men, according to a report from the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS).

According to the report, the top five states for female homicides at work are:

  1. Arkansas
  2. South Carolina
  3. Nevada
  4. Florida and Tennessee (tie)
  5. Wisconsin and Alabama (tie)
The data for the report was collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The report also notes that women were most likely to be killed while at work by an intimate partner or family member, followed by robbers and co-workers. The methods use include:
Shooting by other person unintentional -- 70.14%
Stabbing, cutting, slashing, piercing -- 13.37%
Hitting, kicking, beating, shoving -- 4.58%
Strangulation by another person -- 4.03%
Multiple violent acts by other person -- 3.66%
Bombing, arson -- 0.18%
Female homicides are most likely to happen in April when compared to other months. Fridays saw the most killings, accounting for 17 percent of all homicides.
Female Homicides, Month of the Year
January: 7.9%
February 6.6%
March 8%
April 10.5%
May 8.5%
June 7.7%
July 7.4%
August 9%
September 8.8%
October 9.2%
November 7%
December 9.8%
Female Homicides, Day of the Week
Monday 14%
Tuesday 14%
Wednesday 16.6%
Thursday 16.8%
Friday 17%
Saturday 6.9%
Sunday 10%