Workplace Violence & Harassment Prevention
3 Year Certification
Course Duration - 3 Hours
Who Should Take This Course
Businesses with 5 or more employees must train all their employees and have a WVHP program.
Workplace Violence is any attempted or actual physical force in the workplace that causes or could cause physical injury. It also may also include threats, bullying or threatening behaviour in varying degrees. Workplace Harassment is engaging in any course of comment or conduct against a worker in a workplace that is known to be unwelcome.
This course meets OHSA requirements including information on "Bill 168". Bill 186 requires that every workplace in Ontario with more than 5 employees develop written policies on dealing with both violence and harassment in the workplace, also develop programs to implement those policies, review them at least once a year and conduct training for all employees.
Upon completion of Workplace Violence & Harassment course by Expert Safety Solutions you will be able to understand and better respond to workplace violence and harassment. This course will give recommendations on how to recognize and prevent: bullying, domestic violence as it relates to the workplace, threats of violence, lateral violence and any form of harassment including; sexual, racial, religion, gender and sexual orientation.
As of June 15, 2010, every workplace in Ontario was required to have this training in place. All employees at every level must attend a training session for workplace violence and harassment.
A test for each participant will be given at the end of the course. All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion.
- Awareness of the different types of Violence and Harassment in the Workplace
- How to identify risk factors
- Relevant Legislation changes and how they make an impact
- Workplace violence risk assessment
- Understand duties to inform the employer
- Procedures for reporting and investigating workplace incidents
- Solutions to dealing with Workplace Violence and harassment
- Bill 168 and how it applies to your workplace