More than 1.8 million work days and $55 million in wages are lost every year due to workplace violence, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. Although workplace violence might seem to happen at random, there are often patterns and warning signs that indicate when violent reactions are imminent. In this online program, taught by Fair Measures attorney-trainers, managers will learn about the causes and warning signs of violence in the workplace, how to recognize patterns and take preventive measures to prevent workplace violence, responses to violent or threatening behavior at work, and the employer’s legal duty to provide a safe workplace.
Who should attend: Managers, supervisors, leads.
Participants will learn:
The legal requirements for a safe workplace
The warning signs of violence
How to identify threats
What to do when violence happens including active shooter scenario
What responses to avoid
Manager’s role in preventing violence
Your company policies forbidding violence and procedures for reporting incidents
Format: This program is taught on the web by attorney-trainers. It is highly interactive using videos, polls and scenarios to ensure learning and practical application. We feature actual case studies that demonstrate the complexities of these issues and we show model policy and procedures to prevent workplace violence.
“High energy and very easy to understand, kept the topic interesting while maintaining a great pace.”
– Manager, Hitachi High Technologies America
Length: 1 Hour
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