2022 Workplace Violence Virtual Master Class: Preparing and Prevention

January 13, 2022 | 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST | Virtual

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If you don’t think workplace violence can happen at your organization, think again! Take these all too real statistics into consideration:

  • 2 million people experience some form of workplace violence.
  • 1 in 7 people doesn’t feel safe in their workplace.
  • 4 million Americans have been bullied at their workplace.
  • Healthcare workers make up 50% of the victims related to workplace violence.
  • 44% of schoolteachers also report attacks in the workplace.
  • 30,000 sexual assaults occur at the workplace and are reported by women annually. And 23% of these workers, say things have gotten worse since the pandemic started.
  • In 2020, 30% of the people said they were unaware of their company’s safety plan.

The list is endless! As humans, one of the most basic needs is to feel safe, and when employees spend a majority of their lives in the workplace, safety should be an employer’s top priority. Outside of basic workplace safety, employers must now take the threat of workplace violence more seriously.

As highlighted above, workplace violence can take on many forms, from bullying and harassment to domestic violence and active shooters, but one thing is certain: Planning and prevention can help curb workplace violence on top of saving your company thousands of dollars and countless lives.

This intensive 1-day training will teach you the ins and outs of preparing to prevent violent incidents from occurring at your workplace. You’ll also learn:

  • Legal obligations under federal law, such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and others;
  • How to effectively apply a zero-tolerance workplace violence policy;
  • What to do if you learn an employee or someone else who could potentially gain access to your workplace has made a threat of violence on social media or by other means;
  • The business impact and costs of not instituting comprehensive workplace violence prevention and active shooter drill training;
  • How to choose the right active shooter training that best meets your company’s needs;
  • How to evaluate the safety of your facility and use the information you have collected to determine whether you’re at a low, moderate, or high risk for security breaches;
  • Examples of workplace safety deficiencies involving alarms, exits, lights, and more that could lead to legal liability if a violent attack occurs in your workplace;
  • And so much more!

Our expert presenter, Hector R. Alvarez, will uncover deep insights from his vast experience in crisis management and share personal strategies to help your organization prepare and prevent a violent incident from occurring at your workplace. Be sure to join Alvarez on September 15, 2022, for a follow-up training that will teach you how to address workplace violence and handle the aftermath, should a violent incident occur.

Industry Leading Speakers

Agenda At A Glance

January 13, 2022
12:00 PM – 12:05 PM
Speaker Introductions
12:05 PM – 1:05 PM
Preparedness and Prevention Primer: Understanding Your Legal Obligations and Limits under Federal Law
1:05 PM – 1:15 PM
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Choosing and Evaluating Active Shooter Training: Beyond Run, Fight, Hide
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM
2:30PM – 3:30PM
Using a Data-Driven Approach to Reduce and Prevent Workplace Violence
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Q&A with Presenter