Preventing Workplace Violence for Supervisors (eLearning)
As a supervisor, you play an important role in workplace violence prevention whether it is explaining policy, assessing situations, addressing behaviors, or reporting incidents. This course will define workplace violence, provide you with information regarding planning and prevention, identify risk factors and warning signs, and discuss threats and threatening behavior. We will then define domestic violence in the workplace and discuss how to respond.
Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Define workplace violence and the four categories of workplace violence.
- Define workplace violence planning responsibilities.
- Evaluate workplace environmental factors and identify problematic situations.
- Identify factors that may increase the risk of workplace violence.
- Identify warning signs that an employee may be escalating or becoming violent.
- Detect, assess, and manage threats and threatening behavior.
- Respond to violence and domestic violence in the workplace.
Competencies Covered: Preventing violence
Intended Audience: Public sector organization supervisors
Instructions to access the eLearning: Register for this eLearning now with the Washington State Learning Center. Search for: WA State Preventing Workplace Violence for Supervisors in the Washington State Learning Center.
Contact DES training team with questions at Traininginfo@des.wa.gov.