Harassment and Violence Prevention for Employees (for federally regulated workplaces)

Harassment and Violence Prevention for Employees (for federally regulated workplaces)

​​Course description

All workers deserve a work place that is free from harassment and violence. However, such incidents can happen, and may go unreported or unsupported. Many employees and employers who have experienced or witnessed occurrences of work place harassment and violence are uncertain of next steps, fear reprisal, or are unsure if raising the issue or filing a complaint is warranted.

This course, specific for workers in the Canadian federal jurisdiction, will help deepen your understanding of this issue, and will review reporting and supportive measures. It will outline the legislation that applies to employers regulated by the Canada Labour Code, Part II, and will present you with relevant examples that illustrate the multiple characteristics of harassment and violence so you can learn how to minimize and prevent occurrences in the work place.

Topics include:

  • The definition of work place violence
  • Identifying risks
  • Legislative requirements
  • Family violence
  • Reporting and response
  • Supportive measures

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand what work place harassment and violence is and why it is such an important issue
  • Know your risk of harassment and violence because of the work you do, where you work, or when you work
  • Identify occurrences of work place harassment and violence and the steps you should take if you are involved in or witness a situation
  • What you can do to minimize and prevent work place harassment and violence
  • Understand what your employer should do, including legal responsibilities under the Canada Labour Code, Part II and the Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations

Course Details

Format: e-Course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English/French
Note: When you click "Register", you will see the total amount that you would have to pay if you are not a Manitoba resident. During the "checkout" process, once you have confirmed that you​ are a Manitoba resident, the amount you see will be reduced to $0.
SAFE Work Manitoba covers the cost of this course through a partnership with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). Registration is limited to a total of 300 seats per company/organization inclusive of all CCOHS courses. Courses marked "free" are not part of this limitation.

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