Preventing Workplace Violence

Preventing Workplace Violence

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Managers, Supervisors, and Human Resources, Safety and Security Professionals

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is focused on providing participants with an increased awareness and understanding of the emerging threat of workplace violence and the steps that can be taken to reduce the likelihood of a serious occurrence in their organization. Topics include emerging issues and trends; workplace violence prevention model; early disagreements; management practices for creating a safe, secure, and respectful work environment; and what to do in the event of an incident.

Managers, supervisors, human resource, security, safety and risk management professionals who have responsibility for or impact the welfare of people and property in an organization should attend this information and action filled seminar.

        
COURSE BENEFITS: Participants will be able to:

•    Speak knowledgeably about some of the challenges that may impact employee safety and security in the future
•    Implement management practices that are effective in deterring violence
•    Understand the importance of conducting a risk assessment of their work environment
•    Know how to develop a secure workplace action plan
•    Understand their role in creating a secure workplace and the legal issues involved
•    Employ safe techniques to defuse angry or hostile behavior
•    Recognize the “early warning” signals that could indicate the potential for workplace violence and what to do about it

LENGTH:    One day
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