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

Violence in the Workplace: Recognize the Risk and Take Action
Language: English | French

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Course Details

Format: e-Course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English/French
License Options: Single Seat (90 days access)
Multi-seat (1 year access)

Course Description

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.

Topics include:

  • 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

Upon completion of this course you will:

  • 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

Average time to complete this course is about one hour.

Target Audience

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.

Prerequisite

None

Delivery Method

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.

Registration

Registration for this course is provided online, or by contacting Client Services or calling 1-800-668-4284.


Review Process

CCOHS courses are unique in that they are developed by subject specialists in the field, and reviewed by representatives from labour, employers and government to ensure the content and approach are unbiased and credible.


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