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OSHA: Environmental Awareness and Workplace Violence


Zoom class on December 8, 2022

December 8, 2022
9 am – 12:30 pm

Workplace violence is any act or threat of physical violence that occurs at the work site. It ranges from harassment and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide. There is a potential for workplace violence at treatment plants and when water and wastewater workers are in the field. For example, shutting off customers’ water has provoked gun violence against workers.

In the world we live in, environmental awareness is a must. This class will teach how to be more aware of potential threats. We will discuss administrative steps you can take to protect employees such as having a workplace shooter plan and written safety procedures for field work. Training your team to be more aware of the environment may save their lives.

3 TCH – Water & Wastewater

The Zoom link will be emailed to you the day before class.

Paula Jackson, VRWA