About this course

NOTE: This training helps meet requirements of California Labor Code Section 6401.9. To fully comply with the workplace violence prevention training requirements, the self-paced training in this course must be supplemented with employer-led training that covers material specific to the employer’s workplace.

The Workplace Violence Prevention online safety training course is a 30-minute training that focuses on OSHA workplace violence guidelines. This course helps employees recognize and report different types of workplace violence and safely respond if a situation escalates. Through a series of interactive scenarios, employees will learn how to recognize warning signs and risk factors for workplace violence, what to do if workplace violence concerns arise, and how to protect themselves in a workplace violence incident.

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Types of workplace violence
  • Recognizing behaviors of concern
  • Domestic violence in the workplace
  • Workplace violence prevention training
  • Reporting workplace violence incidents
  • Procedures for workplace violence emergencies

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Learning Objectives

  • Understanding how to define workplace violence
  • Learning the four types of workplace violence
  • Gaining the ability to identify warning signs and behaviors of concern
  • Understanding how and when to report behaviors of concern and incidents of workplace violence
  • Learning de-escalation techniques to diffuse potentially violent situations
  • Learning the run, fight, hide method for responding to an active assailant

Course outline

2 modules • 2 assignments

Module 1 • 1 assignments
Workplace Violence Prevention

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Frequently asked questions

How does this course work?
You can begin this online course instantly upon enrollment. This 1 module course is delivered entirely online. The lecture video and other materials are available any time. After successfully completing the course, you will be able to generate a certificate of completion.
How long do I have access to the materials?
Students get unlimited access to the course materials as soon as they enroll and for one year (365 days) after enrollment. Rewatch videos and review assignments as many times as you want. View updates the instructor makes to the course as the industry advances. Return to your course anytime with online access from anywhere in the world. After the one year of access expires, access can be extended by joining as a HeatSpring member. A single membership extends access to course materials for all past enrollments.
Is there a certificate of completion?
Yes, when you complete this course you are eligible for a certificate of completion from HeatSpring. You can download your certificate as soon as you have completed all of the course requirements. Students can easily share their verified certificates on their LinkedIn profiles using our LinkedIn integration.
Can I register multiple people?
Yes please visit our [HeatSpring for Teams](/for_teams) page to get a group discount.

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