Respectful Workplace: Preventing Harassment & Violence

Respectful Workplace: Preventing Harassment & Violence

Workplace Violence & Harassment Training Program

This course will introduce and define terms associated with workplace violence and harassment. Employers will be shown the necessary structure and elements of a Workplace Violence and Harassment program. It will also set out what workers need to understand about how to identify, report on and control undesirable behaviours in the workplace.

The goals of this course are to:

  • reduce incidents of bullying, harassment, discrimination, and workplace violence,
  • foster a culture of inclusion in workplaces, where employees feel not only tolerated, but welcome and respected, and
  • provide awareness-level content that meets employers’ legislated and regulatory requirements for training in respectful workplaces.

Course Outline

  • Distinguish disrespectful behaviour from bullying and harassment Identify the roles of employer and employee in prevention
  • Legislation and workplace policies Identify examples of bullying and harassment 
  • Respond to bullying/harassment as a target or witness 
  • Recognize warning signs of workplace violence 
  • Report violence appropriately Differentiate between diversity and inclusion 
  • Examining our own values and behaviourCase study examples
  • Definitions
  • Elements of a typical violence program
  • Control methods
  • Procedures

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