Anchorage, AK – Workplace violence is violence or the threat of violence against workers. The U.S. Department of Labor reports nearly two million American workers are victims of workplace violence each year. Workplace violence can strike anywhere and no one is immune. Although there is no Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard for workplace violence, OSHA recognizes workplace violence as a workplace hazard.
This awareness training will address the following topics:
- The impact of workplace violence
- Types of workplace violence and risk factors
- Identifying aggressive behavior in the workplace
- Hostile work environments
- Bullying in the workplace
- Active shooter (awareness level only)
- Components of a workplace violence prevention plan
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: 1251 Muldoon Road, Suite 109, Anchorage AK 99504
Contact: AKOSH at 907-269-4951 to register
The workshop is free, however, space is limited and registration is required. For reservations, contact Elaine Banda, Training Coordinator, at 907-269-4951 or email Elaine.Banda@Alaska.Gov.
Source: AK DOL