DHHS Workplace Violence Training
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Investigating Workplace Violence


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After completing this training, employees and supervisors should be able to:

  1. Define workplace violence.
  2. Recognize behavior that may be warning signs of potential violence and indicators of domestic violence.
  3. Identify circumstances and situations in the workplace that may contribute to workplace violence.
  4. List the immediate action steps to be taken by an employee or manager when faced with a violent or potentially violent situation in the workplace.
  5. Identify general strategies to prevent workplace violence.
  6. Identify the federal web site on terrorism and other disasters.

After completing the additional supervisors' training section, supervisors should be able to:

  1. Identify how to handle traumatic events in the workplace and when/how to contact the Crisis Management Team.
  2. List some methods to improve employee morale, deal with stress and mental health issues.
  3. Identify legal issues and how to avoid related problems.
  4. Plan and conduct a follow-up staff meeting to complete the Workplace Violence training requirement.