Workplace harassment is illegal and destructive to any organization. It is important to treat everyone in the workplace with respect and dignity. Workplace harassment must be identified, discouraged, and prevented in order to keep a hostile work environment from developing. Left unchecked, harassment can escalate into violence. Workplace harassment training is essential to the welfare of all businesses and their employees. In order to prevent Workplace Violence, it is essential that managers and employees are able to identify individuals who could become violent and understand how to diffuse dangerous situations. This workshop will help participants to identify and address violence in the workplace, as well as giving them the tools to develop their own Workplace Harassment Policy. Workshop Objectives: Define workplace harassment. Understand bullies and how to avoid hiring them. Create a risk assessment and understand how to handle violence. Recognize social and business responsibility. Develop relevant policies and procedures. Learn how to investigate complaints.
Workplace violence is any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. It ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide. It can affect and involve employees, clients, customers and visitors. Homicide is currently the fourth-leading cause of fatal occupational injuries in the United States. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI), of the 4,547 fatal workplace injuries that occurred in the United States in 2010, 506 were workplace homicides. Homicide is the leading cause of death for women in the workplace..
This refresher course will give you the main points to remember about preventing workplace violence. For more complete information, be sure to take the full-length course. Duration: 6 minutes.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Act's (OSH Act) general duty clause requires an employer to create a place of employment "free from recognized hazards," including workplace violence. Employers are required to take steps to minimize known risks of violence, and a failure to address hazards could result in the finding of a violation of the OSH Act. Duration: 27 minutes
Preventing Violence on Campus is an Online Training Course for students which provides basic information in order to be equipped to prevent catastrophic violence on the campus. This training course reviews warning signs and developmental indicators associated with potential for development of violent behavior. It also stresses on the importance of reporting in violence prevention. By the time this training program is over, you should be able to know: The different types of violence that can occur Understand how to prevent violent occurrences Know the steps to take in case of a violent outbreak Know the different ways you can make your campus have a safer atmosphere Duration: 14 minutes.
This course will take approximately 30-40 minutes to complete. Here's what your managers need to know about their duty to help maintain a safe work environment. Proper response to employee revelations When to inform HR Managing an employee protected by a restraining order Alerting the police about threat level Investigating employee-on-employee violence Zero-tolerance violence policy Weapons in the workplace given recent laws Recognizing warning signs Looking beyond the bottom line No customer or client is untouchable
By the time this session is over, you should be able to realize the risks; identify risk factors; understand the effects of workplace violence; take effective measures to prevent violence; recognize signs of impending violence; and protect yourself in violent situations. Duration: 20 minutes
This course will take approximately 28 minutes to complete. This presentation will help you to identify the causes of workplace violence, spot the signs of potential violence, follow required security procedures, respond effectively to violent acts, and recognize and respond to terrorist threats.
This course will take approximately 23 minutes to complete. This presentation will help you to identify the causes of workplace violence, spot the signs of potential violence, follow required security procedures, respond effectively to violent acts, and recognize and respond to terrorist threats.