Workplace Violence

Workplace Violence Prevention Training for Employees and Supervisors

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0696Workplace Violence Prevention - 2 Hours, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , $15.00
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that workplace violence is a growing concern for both employers and employees. According to OSHA, there are about 2 million victims of workplace violence each year and workplace violence is the third-leading cause of fatal occupational injuries behind transportation incidents and slip, trip and falls. Everyone should receive training, because everyone needs to be aware of the dangers and how to spot warning signs. Managers should also receive a heightened level of training to emphasize their role, and their potential personal risk, in preventing workplace violence.

This online 2-hour course provide details on types of workplace violence, including bullying, harassment, and abuse. Identify risk factors in the healthcare industry, vertical and lateral violence, safety hazards, and measures for dealing with aggressive persons.

Topics include:

  • Describe what constitutes workplace violence.
  • Discuss types of workplace violence
  • Describe the incidence and consequences that may result from acts of workplace violence
  • Discuss the impact of workplace violence
  • Recognize and respond to workplace risk factors.
  • Identify workers’ responsibilities in responding to workplace violence and measures for de-escalation in cases of aggressive persons.
  • Discuss preventative measures that employers can take to promote a safe and secure work environment
  • Outline elements of a workplace violence prevention program and barriers to its effectiveness.
  • Discuss effective institutional and employer initiatives to reduce workplace violence.