Violence in the Workplace: Awareness

Violence in the Workplace: Awareness
Workplace violence is a serious issue that affects all business sectors and occupations and the safety and security of every employee and employer. This course is offered FREE of charge by CCOHS to promote the awareness of this very important issue, and as a precursor to the other Workplace Violence e-courses: Recognize the Risk and Take Action, and Establish a Prevention Program.

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Description:

Workplace violence is a serious issue that affects all business sectors and occupations and the safety and security of every employee and employer. This course is offered FREE of charge by CCOHS to promote the awareness of this very important issue, and as a precursor to the other Workplace Violence e-courses: Recognize the Risk and Take Action, and Establish a Prevention Program.

Understand what the workplace violence is, the behaviours associated with workplace violence and the sources of violent behaviour.

Topics include:

  • What is workplace violence?
  • Behaviours associated with workplace violence
  • Sources of violent behaviour in the workplace
  • Workplace violence prevention legislation

Upon completion of this course you will know:

  • Who is affected by workplace violence
  • Workplace violence is an important workplace issue
  • The broad definition of workplace violence with respect to the types of behaviours and the source of the behaviour
  • The legal obligation of employers have to protect employees from workplace violence

Average time to complete this course is about 15-20 minutes.

Target Audience

  • Committee members, managers, supervisors and workers
  • Facility managers, human resources managers, senior managers and others with health and safety responsibilities

 

If you are a worker or front line supervisor and need more information on how to recognize and prevent workplace violence, see Violence in the Workplace - Recognize the Risk and Take Action.

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