Violence in the Workplace Learn to Develop a Prevention Plan

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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 4,679 fatal workplace injuries that occurred in the United States in 2014, 403 were workplace homicides. During this course you will learn to assess the hazards and develop a workplace violence prevention plan.

Topics Include:

         Understanding Workplace Violence
         Workplace Violence Risk and Security Assessment
         Workplace Violence Policies/Procedures
         Incident Reporting And Investigation
         Incident Follow-Up
         Program Evaluation

How can workplace violence hazards be reduced?

In most workplaces the risk of assault can be prevented or minimized if employers take appropriate precautions. By assessing their worksites, employers can identify methods for reducing the likelihood of incidents occurring. OSHA believes that a well-written and implemented workplace violence prevention program, combined with engineering controls, administrative controls and training can reduce the incidence of workplace violence in both the private sector and federal workplaces.


PRICE: $245


price includes

Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Student Materials