Violence in the Workplace
- Define workplace violence
- Identify job tasks and occupations at increased risk for workplace violence
- Identify the categories of perpetrators of workplace violence
- Identify precautions to help prevent workplace violence
- Recognize warning signs of violent behavior and how to respond to them
- Identify the appropriate response to a violent event occurring in the workplace
- Identify what to do after a violent incident takes place
In this lesson, the student will learn what workplace violence is, which occupations are at increased risk for workplace violence, the categories of workplace violence, precautions to help prevent workplace violence, the warning signs of violent behavior and how to respond to warning signs, how to respond to a violent event occurring, and what to do after a violent event occurs.
- 30 minutes
- Format: Online Interactive
- English , Spanish , French Canadian
- What Is Workplace Violence?
- Who Commits Workplace Violence?
- Recognizing and Preventing Workplace Violence
- Handling Violent Events
- After a Violent Event
- Workplace Violence: A Report to the Nation, February 2001, The University of Iowa
- OSHA Fact Sheet, Workplace Violence, 2002
- OSHA Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Health Care and Social Service Workers 2004