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Best Practices in Workplace Violence Prevention

Workers' Compensation Trust, 47 Barnes Industrial Road South, Wallingford, CT 06492 (203) 678-0123

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Cost: Free to Members
Self-Insured Clients $100 per person

Health care and social service workers are experiencing assaults in the workplace at a rate higher than the national average; in fact, nearly 70% of all workplace assaults happen to health care and/or social service workers. Part 1 of this interactive session, taught by Trust staff and Douglas Pesce, Protective Security Advisor, Department of Homeland Security, will review Best Practices for Workplace Violence Prevention Programs. Part 2 to be held on October 30th will focus on implementing your workplace violence program. Specifically this program will review new philosophies in workplace violence, dealing with threats and bullying, program components, hazard recognition and security assessments. This class will provide you the tools to develop and/or strengthen your Workplace Violence Prevention Program. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the definition of workplace violence and why this is so important
  • Understand how to deal with threats and bullying
  • Learn about Best Practices for Workplace Violence Prevention Programs and pending legislation/regulatory requirements
  • Learn why "See Something Say Something" is so important
  • Learn how to conduct a security assessment at your site(s)
  • Learn about resources available to assist with developing programs

Anyone in your organization how has responsibilities associated with keeping employees safe and the implementation and responsibility for the organization's Workplace Violence Prevention Program and training.

Douglas Pesce, Protective Security Advisor, Department of Homeland Security
Pamela Hunter, MS, CSP, Senior Loss Consultant, Workers' Compensation Trust
Carlos Rivera, Senior Loss Consultant, Workers' Compensation Trust

5.5 CEUs from LeadingAge CT