Certification for Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, General Duty Clause, Section 5(a)(1) Section 11(c)(1), 29 CFR 1904.36
This course fully satisfies the following OSHA regulations:
* Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
* General Duty Clause, Section 5(a)(1) Section 11(c)(1)
* 29 CFR 1904.36
Who Needs this Training?
According to OSHA all employees should be allowed to work in an environment free from threats of violence.
- Working directly with people who have a history of violence, abuse drugs or alcohol, gang members, and relatives of patients or clients
- Transporting patients and clients
- Working alone in a facility
- Poor environmental design of the workplace that may block employees’ vision or interfere with their escape from a violent incident
- Poorly lit corridors, rooms, parking lots and other areas
- Lack of means of emergency communication
- Prevalence of firearms, knives and other weapons among
- People working in neighborhoods with high crime rates.
Dangers of Remaining Uncertified
Incidents of workplace violence continue to grow in frequency and severity. The Department of Labor has reported that workplace assaults ranged from 23,540 and 25,630 annually.
Consider these statistics:
- 44% of workplace attacks are committed by customers
- 20% of workplace attacks are by co-workers
- 7% are by supervisors
- 3% are by former employees
No group is immune from the problem. And if that is not enough to cause concern, think about the economic impact. According to the U.S. Dept. of Justice, acts of workplace violence result in over 1,750,000 lost workdays per year, and cost over $55,000,000 annually in lost wages, not including sick days and extended leave.
By the end of this course we will have covered the following topics:
Topic 1 What is Workplace Violence?
Topic 2 Impact of Violence at the Workplace
Topic 3 Who is At Risk – Signals
Topic 4 Bullying
Topic 5 Sexual Harassment
Topic 6 Active Shooter Response
Topic 7 Violence Prevention
Topic 8 Management Commitment
Topic 9 Incident Response, Analysis and Documentation
Topic 10 OSHA – general duty clause
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes, and Final Knowledge Check
A minimum of 45 minutes is required to complete this course.
When an employer has reason to believe that an affected worker does not recognize existing hazards or if the environment is hazardous and possess’ threats of violence and at some point after the initial training, the employer is required to provide retraining for that worker, in accordance with 29 CFR 1904, 29 CFR 1926 and 29 CFR 1910. For example, workers must be retrained when:
- Changes in the workplace render previous training obsolete.
- Work procedures being used have changed.
- Inadequacies in workers’ knowledge or reckless behavior indicates that they do not adequately understand training.
Certificate of Completion
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.