Title: Violence in the Workplace: This 3 Hour class will address the second leading cause of workplace fatalities—Homicide. Prevention requires a thorough workplace assessment for known and predictable vulnerabilities and the application of some basic work practice and engineering controls. Learn the factors that put your employees at risk and what you can do to prevent violence at your business.
Intended audience: Management, Safety Personnel and all interested parties
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This class is designed to give a better understanding of OSHA’s Guidelines for Workplace Violence, as there is no specific OSHA standard for Workplace Violence. Students will gain insight into the various components of the guidelines and how it is enforced under the General Duty Standard.
As a result of successfully completing this course, the student will be able to:
- List the major elements of the Workplace Violence Prevention Guidelines
- Conduct effective workplace assessments for violence
- Discuss the proper hazard controls
- Explain different types of injuries
The following topics will be included to meet course outcomes:
- Guidelines for Workplace Violence and it’s components
- Written Workplace Violence Prevention Program
- Risk factors associated with workplace violence
- Preventative measures
- Engineering and work practice controls