(Former Title: HELP II: Workplace Violence Assessment & Prevention)
This Leadership Liability Prevention Academy (LLPA) course provides managers and supervisors with an in-depth view of the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act and your obligation under the law. You will learn an employer’s responsibilities in relation to violent issues in the workplace. You will learn new tools for assessing threats in the workplace and skill sets to prevent violence from occurring. Using case studies of real situations you will learn threat assessment. This class will also address issues of how domestic violence affects the workplace and your roles in addressing these issues. You will address difficult real life safety issues.
Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:
- Know the latest case law on workplace violence.
- Assess threatening workplace situations and handle them effectively.
- Balance customer service, safety, and security needs.
- Apply workplace violence avoidance strategies to a variety of work situations.
- Understand when domestic violence becomes a workplace issue.
- Know the legal obligation when responding to a workplace violence or domestic violence situation.
Competencies covered in this class: Safety, observation inspection, problem recognition
Intended Audience: Public sector supervisors, managers and HR professionals.