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 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 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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