Violence in the Workplace: Recognize the Risk and Take Action

Violence in the Workplace: Recognize the Risk and Take Action

​​Course Description:
Wherever people interact at work there is a potential for violence, regardless of the job. This course helps frontline supervisors, workers and anyone else with an interest in workplace safety develop a clear understanding of what workplace violence is, the consequences of workplace violence and preventive measures that can be taken.

Topics include:

  • Defining the scope of workplace violence, including harassment
  • Risk factors of workplace violence
  • Why workplace violence is an important issue
  • How to reduce the risks
  • Preventive measures
  • What to do when involved in an incident of workplace violence
  • Legal responsibilities of employers to prevent workplace violence

Upon completion of this course you will:

  • Understand the complexity of workplace violence and harassment
  • Identify incidents of workplace violence
  • Know what occupations and jobs are at higher risk for violence
  • Understand why workplace violence is such an important issue
  • Know what to do if you are involved in or witness a violent situation
  • Understand what the employer should do, including their legal responsibilities

Course Details
Format: e-Course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English/French

Learn more and register here.

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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