Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention


This Workplace Harassment and Violence Prevention course includes Ontario Bills 132 and 168, BC Bill 14, Harassment under the 1977 Human Rights Act, supervisor responsibilities, confidentiality, employee complaint procedures, the potential for legal exposure, and much more. This dynamic, engaging online course package covers vital information your supervisors and employees need to prevent, recognize, and respond to incidents of harassment, bullying, and violence -- and to comply with the law.

Course Content Includes:
  • What constitutes sexual harassment, other types of harassment and bullying, and retaliation
  • Bills 132, 168, and 14
  • The difference between impact and intent
  • Consenting vs. welcome
  • How to effectively prevent harassment
  • How to effectively respond should harassment occur
  • Manager and supervisor responsibilities and liability
  • How and why to use the company complaint procedure
  • The harassment – violence connection
  • The importance of good citizenship in the workplace community
  • What is workplace violence?
  • Types of workplace violence
  • High risk employment
  • Common obstacles to taking action
  • Warning signs
  • Violence prevention tips
  • Supervisor action items
  • Tips for preventing escalation
  • Incident prevention
    Course Duration

    Approximately 1.75 Hours

    • Workplace Harassment Prevention: Approximately 60 mins
    • Workplace Violence Awareness and Prevention: Approximately 45 mins
    Course Assessment

    Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.