Workplace Violence & Harassment

Worker Training


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Workplace Violence & Harassment Training

As of January 1, 2021, legislation will come into force to ensure employers prevent harassment and violence in federally regulated industries and workplaces (click here to learn more). This Workplace Violence Harassment training program has been developed to exceed these new federal requirements and is applicable to workplaces across Canada. Supervisor / Manager training is also available here.

Today’s work environments can vary greatly in size and location; from a few people to hundreds, from an office to a construction site. However, no workplace is immune to the possibility of violence and harassment. Through this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge of violence and harassment warning signs, types of violence, and common prevention techniques.

Throughout this course, students will participate in training to better recognize, respond to, and protect themselves against all types of workplace violence and harassment including:

  • Harassment based on protected grounds
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Psychological Harassment
  • Physical Violence
  • Threats
  • Threatening Behavior
  • Sexual Violence
  • Domestic Violence

Who Should Take Violence in the Workplace Employee Training?

Any person that works in a workplace environment that carries the risk of violence or harassment should be trained in how to recognize Violent Incidents, how to respond, and how to prevent incidents. High-Risk Professions may include, but not limited to:

  • Health Care workers
  • Social services
  • Retail
  • Police or Security services
  • Child Care Workers
  • Office Workers
  • Construction and Tradespeople
  • Any Worker or Employer in a Federally Regulated Workplace including:
    • Air and Rail Transportation
    • TV and Radio Broadcasting
    • Port Services
    • Trucking and Bussing
    • Telecommunications
    • First Nations Band Councils
    • Banking Institutions

*This certificate is valid for 3 years. Individuals or employers may use their best judgment to set their own expiration period.

In addition to worker and supervisor training, we are also able to provide assistance with developing workplace violence and harassment policies. Please contact us if you require additional assistance with training, policy development, or if you are unsure what your workplace requirements might be.

Average Duration: 1 Hour
Printable Certificate Upon Completion
Plastic Proof Of Training Card Available
Unlimited Exam Attempts
Accepted Across Canada
Available in English or French
Valid for 3+ Years*
Self-Paced. Available 24/7
Live Student Support
Permanent Record of Training
User Management Tools Available

Course Outline

1. Introduction and Overview

The first chapter in this course provides you with the course outline, learning objectives to complete, any additional resources, common statistics, and definitions of the types of workplace violence and harassment.

2. Risk Factors and Effects

The second chapter focuses on understanding the targets of Violence and Harassment. This can include the psychological, psychosomatic, and physical effects on the victim, and common risk factors that increase the chances of becoming a target.

3. Roles and Responsibilities

Chapter three goes over the responsibilities and roles of each member of a company or organization has, as it relates to employee safety and workplace freedom of violence and harassment.

4. Policies and Programs

This chapter provides you with the knowledge of what records and plans must be complete for employees, supervisors, and management related to Workplace Violence and Harassment. These can include policies, codes of practice, and proper procedures to follow.

5. Prevention in the Workplace

Chapter five goes over the three types of preventative measures a company can undertake around workplace violence and harassment. Workplace design, administrative practices, and work practices are all used in conjunction with each other to create a more safe work environment.

6. Handling Aggressive Behaviours

Chapter six goes in-depth on the warning signs that can possibly lead to violent or harassing behaviours, as well as do’s and don’ts, calling for help, and how to deescalate situations when safe and possible.

7. Reporting, Investigating, and Follow Up

The seventh chapter provides you with the proper procedures to report violence or harassment, investigations done by the company or third-party investigators, and actions taken when the investigation is over.

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Depending on how many training credits you purchase, you may receive a discount. Once purchased, training credits may be used to assign training to users in your account or held for future use.

In addition to the training that you purchase, you will also have access to a number of free training management tools. These tools allow you to add and manage users in your account, distribute training courses, view training progress, print certificates, view records of training, and create customized certification reports to ensure your users are always in compliance.

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Additional Services

We put our team of professionals to work to build solutions that improve results, save time, relieve your budget and keep your people safe. In addition to our training programs, we also provide Consulting Services, Train The Trainer Solutions, Course Authoring, and Integration services.

Consulting Services

It is our mandate to develop plans and programs that meet the unique needs and environments where staff carry out their work on a daily basis, creating customized programs that deal with risks specifically for each situation.

Our consulting services include OHS Auditing, Safety Policy Development, Procedure Writing, Training Needs Analysis, Safety Inspections, Job Safety & Hazard Analysis, Emergency Response Planning, and Fall Prevention & Detection.

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Train the Trainer

Customize and control the learning experience of your staff or customers with our Train the Trainer offerings and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with our lifetime complimentary update service.

These packages educate new trainers on how to deliver in-person training to adult learners. Packages include Instructor Certification courses, expanded reference manuals, ready to customize classroom presentations, exam templates, certificates, and participant guides for students.

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Program Authoring

Deliver original content courses to your staff to address the unique hazards associated with your workplace.

Our team of industry leading instructional designers and subject matter experts are able to develop defensible, effective, and efficient training programs that you can deliver as elearning content, self-learning course books, reference materials for classroom teaching, or as an app that integrates with existing frameworks. Training programs can be something that is built from scratch, or modified using pre-existing course materials from our library or your own.

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