The Division of Law
Enforcement and Safety wants to assure all faculty, staff,
students, and visitors that the workplace environment here at
the University of South Carolina is a safe and healthy place
to learn, live, and work. With the emergence of workplace violence, the
Division feels that it is necessary to provide programs and
training to the University, instructing individuals how to
handle a possible workplace violent occurrence.
Violence in the Workplace Course
workshop addresses the emergence of violence in the
workplace and targets the need for careful threat
assessment, intervention, critical incident response, and
crisis management. Participants will learn how to defuse
hostile and potentially dangerous behavior of co-workers,
disgruntled employees, customers, or domestic violence
problem solvers equipped to maintain their own safety
and the safety of their co-workers;
to identify signs of potentially violent behavior that
critical skills to defuse situations before they become
employees' confidence in their ability to help avoid a
dangerous incident at work; and
appropriate responses to threats of violence and learn
what to do if violence erupts.
Who Should Attend
managers, supervisors, safety managers, and Human Resource
Reservations are limited and made on a first-come basis.
or fax the
registration form to 803-777-8210 or mail it to
Professional Development, 1600 Hampton Street, Suite 101.
information contact Professional Development at 803-777-6578
or visit http://hr.sc.edu/.
Supervisory approval must be obtained before participating
following instructional video is provided by The
Center for Personal Protection and Safety, titled “Flashpoint –
Recognizing and Preventing Violence in the Workplace.” This
instructional program provides students, faculty and staff
with critical guidance on how to recognize behaviors of
concern before violence occurs and understand the importance
of early actions when reporting warning signs.
the following link to view the video. You will need to
enter your University of South Carolina username and
Recognizing and Preventing Violence in the Workplace