Preventing Workplace Violence - Fundamentals


This one-hour online course lays the groundwork for companies to meet Cal/OSHA’s Workplace Violence training requirement per §3343. Since Cal/OSHA standards are among the most protective in the nation, following its guidelines is advisable wherever the workplace is located.

To fully meet the training requirement, employers must additionally provide company-specific and/or facility-specific information on:

  • corrective measures implemented
  • how to seek assistance
  • how to respond to violence
  • how to report workplace violence incidents or concerns.

This course is designed to help management and employees understand the varying forms of workplace violence, the risk factors and prevention strategies for each, and to work together to protect workers, customers, and visitors.

  • Contact Hours/REHS Contact Hours: 1.0 hour
  • Accreditation Agency:  Phylmar Academy, a division of The Phylmar Group, Inc

Who Will Benefit from This Course?

All workers and supervisors.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • List the 5 types of workplace violence.
  • Identify 2 risk factors for each type of workplace violence.
  • Recommend 3 questions to ask in a risk assessment for any type of workplace violence.
  • Discuss overall prevention strategies and strategies for each type of workplace violence.
  • List 5 signs of possible domestic violence.

Topics Include

  • What is Workplace Violence - Types
  • Barriers to Prevention, Risk Factors, and Prevention Strategies
  • Zeroing in on Some Policies and Practices
  • Identifying Problem Situations and Risk Factors for Current Employees
  • What Threat Assessments Should Analyze
  • What Training Should Include
  • Defusing Potential Violence


Single Seat - $39

For bulk pricing or to license the course for unlimited users, please contact for additional discounts.

The course certificate of completion acknowledges completion of a specific course; it does not certify the participant to perform any particular work or task.

single seat $39.00

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