This session delves into the multifaceted aspects of workplace violence, from recognizing early warning signs to developing robust policies. Attendees will learn not just to react but to create a safer workplace proactively. Discover the importance of addressing this pressing issue and arm yourself with the knowledge to protect your team and organization.
What Do Participants Learn in This OnlineWorkplace Violence Workshop?
- Define workplace violence
- Understand bullies and how to avoid hiring them
- Create a risk assessment and understand how to handle violence
- Recognise social and business responsibility
- Develop relevant policies and procedures
- Learn to investigate complaints
Workplace Violence Workshop Content
- What is Workplace Harassment (how to identify, costs to your business, legal, psychological);
- Identifying the Bully (abusive workplace behaviors, bullying and personality disorders, narcisism);
- How to Handle Workplace Violence (types of behavior, target the behavior, implement an action plan)
- Risk Assessment (defusing & de-escalating strategies, communication skills, tactical options, identifying the hazard, assessing the risk, controlling the risk, evaluating and review);
- Being the Victim (what is not bullying, steps to take);
- Checklist for Employers (4 step process, addressing all employees, code of ethics, policy and procedures);
- Interview Process (identify a bully in the interview process, warning signs);
- Investigation Process (advising your supervisor, lodging the complaint, initial response, the investigation, the findings, review and closure);
- Developing a Workplace Harassment Policy (scope and philosophy, principles, intent, options, informal complaint process, formal investigation process);
Who is the workshop for?
HR Professionals seeking effective strategies.
Team Leaders and Managers aiming to foster a safe work environment.
Risk Assessment Officers focusing on workplace safety.
All employees committed to understanding and preventing workplace violence.
Work-related challenges addressed
Dealing with the physical and emotional impact of workplace violence on employees.
Managing the legal and financial consequences of violent incidents in the workplace.
Implementing effective prevention strategies to minimize the risk of workplace violence.
Navigating the complexities of identifying and addressing bullying and aggressive behaviors.
Creating a supportive environment where employees feel safe to report incidents of violence.
Why is attending this session beneficial?
Enhanced understanding of workplace violence dynamics.
Skills in identifying potential harassment and bullying behaviors.
Strategies to create a safer and more inclusive work environment.
Improved knowledge in conducting thorough investigations and complaints handling.
Ability to develop and implement effective workplace policies.
What skills will participants gain?
Proficiency in defining and identifying workplace violence and harassment.
Expertise in bully identification during the hiring process.
Competence in conducting risk assessments and violence handling.
Skills in developing and applying relevant policies and procedures.
Capability to conduct thorough investigations into complaints and grievances.
How to Enroll:
9. Prepare for the Session: As the date of the session nears, we will send a reminder email to ensure you are fully prepared for the training.
Other Formats Available
Live Instructor Led Workshop
In-Company On Demand
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