Unfortunately, workplace violence has become an important safety and health issue in the workplace today. Homicide is the second leading cause of fatal occupational injury in the United States and is the leading cause of occupational fatalities among women. This course discusses common types of workplace violence and risk factors for experiencing violence at work. It discusses warning signs of potential violence, techniques for diffusing violent situations, and what to do in a violent or potentially violent situation. It also discusses critical steps to take in response to an active shooting or other actively violent situation.
Duration: 30 minutes Audience: All employees
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