January 19, 2024

Training Industry – More companies across the nation recognize that workplace violence prevention training is indispensable for mitigating risks. California is taking this a step further by making it a law. Traliant’s Michael Johnson and Elissa Rossi explain why employers should implement a violence prevention plan and training to protect employees and avoid legal ramifications.

All organizations bear the responsibility of preventing workplace violence, which can be defined as any act of violence or threat of violence that occurs in a place of employment. Typically, perpetrators of workplace violence are employees, former employees, customers, clients or even external people who have or previously had a personal relationship with an employee. In some cases, a perpetrator could also be a random person with no legitimate business relationship to the workplace and is just there with the intent to commit a crime. As training professionals support business needs and goals, they play an important role in preventing workplace violence.

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Mark Hudson