WORKPLACE HARASSMENT & VIOLENCE PREVENTION TRAINING
This Workplace Harassment & Violence Prevention Training course defines and demonstrates the various types of harassment, including Ontario Bills 132 & 168 and BC Bill 14, and explains the managers’ and supervisors’ responsibilities, employee rights, complaint procedures and legal implications for the employer. This course provides participants with the knowledge, skills and strategies they need to identify potentially dangerous situations, resolve or properly respond to them. Participants who successfully pass the workplace harassment & violence prevention course will be able to download and print their certificate of completion.Buy Now
Workplace Harassment & Violence Prevention
- Definitions of different types of harassment
- Retaliation risks
- Proper prevention and response
- Responsibilities and liability of management
- Establishing proper complaint procedures
- Good citizenship in the workplace
- Different types of workplace violence
- High risk employment factors
- Dangers and warning signs
- Violence prevention steps
- How to prevent incident and escalations
- 2 hours (approx.)
Reviews and knowledge testing are conducted throughout this workplace harassment & violence prevention course. Questions are designed to reinforce the information that was presented and must be completed by each participant to move through the program. A mark of 80% must be attained to receive a certificate of completion. Each participant will be allowed to repeat the course two additional times if the course pass mark has not been met on the first attempt.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Participants who successfully pass the workplace harassment & violence prevention course will be able to download and print their certificate of completion.
This course provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and strategies they need to identify potentially dangerous situations, resolve or properly respond to them. Everyone should be able to work in a safe and healthy workplace. Through the Ontario Ministry of Labour, the Occupational Health and Safety Act sets out roles and responsibilities of workplace parties with respect to workplace violence, workplace harassment and sexual harassment, including developing and implementing policies and programs and providing information and instruction on these.
All employers are required to make all reasonable efforts to to make sure no employee is a victim of workplace harassment or violence. After consultation with employees, the employer must issue a policy on workplace violence and harassment. This policy must contain at least the following items:
- definition of workplace violence and harassment that is primarily the same as the one in the Labour Code.
- statement that every employee is entitled to work in a harassment and violence-free workplace.
- statement that the employer will make every effort possible to ensure that no employee is subjected to harassment or violence.
- statement that the employer will take disciplinary measures against anyone under their employ or direction who subjects any employee to harassment or violence.
- statement outlining how any harassment and violence incidents will be brought to the attention of the employer.
- statement that the employer will keep confidential and not disclose the name of the complainant or the circumstances related to the complaint, to anyone unless necessary for the investigative purposes or conducting disciplinary measures in regards to the complaint.
- statement informing all employees of their right to make a complaint under the Canadian Human Rights Act .
Please see the Government of Ontario website for more information.Buy Now