Violence in the Workplace


Violence in the Workplace

Managing aggressive behavior and preventing workplace violence has emerged as a serious health and safety issue in today’s workplace. It’s a growing concern for a number of occupational sectors. Presented by Petersen Safety Group this course helps employers to create safer workplaces. It gives them the tools they need, including strategies for recognizing the warning signs, defusing situations, and preventing violence at work.

This Half- Day course is designed to help equip employers and workers with the knowledge and tools needed to reduce workplace violence. Participants learn about regulatory requirements, how to conduct a risk assessment, prevention procedures,and key elements for developing an effective violence prevention program for the workplace.

The course consists of:

  • Violence in the Workplace:Regulatory Requirements
  • Violence Risk Assessment
  • Violence Prevention Procedures
  • Violence Prevention Program
  • Industry-Specific Workshop

Note: We also have the following Courses:

4 hour course on OH&S Committee Training

4 hour course on how to conduct Workplace Inspections

4 hour course on how to conduct Accident Investigations

Cost $115.00

Call 250-753-2888 for more information.

Do you have a group? Courses can be scheduled for groups of 5 or more.

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Who Should Attend
This course is intended for joint health and safety committee members, worker health and safety representatives, supervisors, workers, and health and safety professionals who are committed to preventing violence in the workplace.


After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain regulatory requirements relevant to preventing workplace violence
  • Conduct a risk assessment in the workplace
  • Establish violence prevention measures and procedures
  • Develop a workplace violence prevention program

This course qualifies for the Workers Compensation Act Section 135 training entitlement for joint health and safety committee members or work representatives.

Certificates can be awarded to participants that successfully complete the course.

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