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stop-harassment-violence Workplace Violence and Harassment Prevention Training

Course Outline

Employers have obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act to protect workers from all sources of violence. The goal of this Act (Bill 168) is to support the prevention of workplace violence and harassment.

According to the Ministry of Labour, one year after Ontario passed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the province issued 1,100 orders related to the new legislation.

Since then, inspectors from the Ministry of Labour probed more than 400 complaints involving workplace violence and issued 600 orders to comply associated with the new legislation. They also investigated more than 1,000 complaints involving workplace harassment.

Who will benefit from this training?

  • All staff
  • All supervisors and managers
  • Occupational Health and Safety Professionals
  • Human Resource Professionals

This workshop meets the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Bill 168) regulation and includes:

  • Overview of Bill 168 and the context for action
  • What to do if you believe you’re being harassed or experiencing workplace violence
  • The effects of workplace harassment on the individual and the organization
  • What is harassment and discrimination?
  • The definition of a workplace
  • Examples of harassment and types of discrimination
  • Sexual harassment
  • Poisoned work environment
  • What is not harassment

*Online training also available