SAFE015 - Preventing Workplace Violence
OSHA's violence prevention guidelines provide the agency's recommendations for reducing workplace violence.
For many years, health care and social service workers have faced a significant risk of job-related violence. Assaults represent a serious safety and health hazard within these industries. OSHA's violence prevention guidelines provide the agency's recommendations for reducing workplace violence.
- Define workplace violence;
- List the risk factors for workplace violence that health care workers face;
- Explain the 5 elements of an effective workplace violence prevention program;
- Describe at least 3 steps for conducting a worksite analysis;
- Explain at least 2 methods that employers can use to prevent and control potential workplace hazards;
- Develop a workplace violence prevention training program for all employees within your organization;
- Identify the types of reports that should be kept and the evaluation processes that should be implemented in order maintain an effective workplace violence prevention program.
To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.
Continuing education: 1.0 Category II CPE credit by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.