March 31, 2021

Dear ABLE BC members,

go2HR is offering members and their staff free access to an online, on-demand Violence in the Workplace: Recognize the Risk and Take Action training program.

As this is a new program to go2HR, they are offering a limited number of complimentary seats in exchange for feedback about the program.

The course will take approximately one-hour to complete. You will have between April 14 and May 14 to complete it.

If you are interested in participating, please email danielle@ablebc.ca by April 8. Further details about the course are provided below.

Violence in the Workplace: Recognize the Risk and Take Action

Wherever people interact at work there is a potential for violence, regardless of the job. This course helps frontline supervisors, workers, and anyone else with an interest in workplace safety develop a clear understanding of what workplace violence is, the consequences of workplace violence, and preventative measures that can be taken.

Course topics include:

  • Defining the scope of workplace violence, including harassment
  • Risk factors of workplace violence
  • Why workplace violence is an important issue
  • How to reduce the risks
  • Preventive measures
  • What to do when involved in an incident of workplace violence
  • Legal responsibilities of employers to prevent workplace violence

Upon completion of this course you will:

  • Understand the complexity of workplace violence and harassment
  • Identify incidents of workplace violence
  • Know what occupations and jobs are at higher risk of violence
  • Know what to do if you are involved in or witness a violent situation
  • Understand what the employer should do, including their legal responsibilities

Delivery: online, on-demand

Duration: 1 hour

Register: email danielle@ablebc.ca no later than April 8

Access: registered ABLE BC members and their staff will receive an enrolment link via email. Once registered, you can access the course between April 14-May 14. You have 30 days to complete the course and will receive a certificate upon completion. All courses must be completed by May 14.

Cost: FREE for ABLE BC members. Limited seats available, on a first-come, first-served basis.


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