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Violence in the Workplace: Recognize the Risk and Take Action

Violence in the Workplace: Recognize the Risk and Take Action

Develop a clear understanding of what workplace violence is, the consequences of workplace violence and find out what preventive measures can be taken.

Duration: 1 Hour
Price per person: $49.00

Overview

This updated e-course features an improved look and functionality to enrich your learning experience.

Wherever people interact at work there is a potential for violence, regardless of the job. This course helps frontline supervisors, workers and anyone else with an interest in workplace safety develop a clear understanding of what workplace violence is, the consequences of workplace violence and preventive measures that can be taken.

What topics will be covered?
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  • Defining the scope of workplace violence, including harassment
  • Risk factors of workplace violence
  • Why workplace violence is an important issue
  • How to reduce the risks
  • Preventive measures
  • What to do when involved in an incident of workplace violence
  • Legal responsibilities of employers to prevent workplace violence
What are the benefits?
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Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the complexity of workplace violence and harassment
  • Identify incidents of workplace violence
  • Know what occupations and jobs are at higher risk for violence
  • Understand why workplace violence is such an important issue
  • Know what to do if you are involved in or witness a violent situation
  • Understand what the employer should do, including their legal responsibilities
Who is this recommended for?
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This course is designed for frontline supervisors and workers.

If you need to develop and implement a workplace violence prevention program in your organization, see the course Violence in the Workplace: Establish a Prevention Program.

How can training be delivered?
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This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

Also available in French.

Group Discounts
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The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

Total Seats
Discount
100 - 499
25%
500 - 999 50%
1000+ 
80%


This course is also available in French

Item Number: EVIRISK-P0356EN

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

©Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. All rights Reserved. E-Course description and content provided by CCOHS under license with WSPS. Unauthorized reproduction and distribution strictly prohibited.