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Preventing Workplace Violence

Whenever workplace violence happens, an employee suffers harm. This makes preventing and dealing with incidents of physical and verbal abuse an important component of Occupational Health and Safety. Workplace violence and harassment can be initiated by anyone and be directed at anyone which is why being aware of and understanding the causes and occurrences of workplace violence is the first step towards eliminating, or at least preventing it.

Course Description:

This course will build your understanding of the types and causes of workplace violence and prepare you to recognize the signs of possible future incidents.  You will learn to deal with actual situations and take steps towards creating a violence-free workplace.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding workplace violence
  • Understanding legislation regarding workplace violence
  • Assessing hazards and risks causing workplace violence
  • Assessing the risk of violence
  • Developing violence prevention plans and controls
  • Monitoring and follow-up on safe practices

Course Duration: 1 Day

To request a course for your company or for more information, please contact us.

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