Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act employers are required to develop and implement measures and procedures to summon immediate assistance when workplace violence occurs or is likely to occur; and to develop a policy and program with respect to workplace violence. An important measure and procedure is a formal emergency response to workplace violence, also known as Code White in some healthcare workplaces. Code White is used to alert workers to a real or perceived threat of violence, which includes aggressive or responsive behaviours. Code White procedures also ensure that there is standardization and consistency in the response to workplace violence. Everyone in the workplace needs to know their emergency response measures and procedures to workplace violence.
What You’ll Learn
During this FREE webinar, you will learn about PSHSA’s Emergency Response to Workplace Violence (Code White) in Healthcare Sector Toolkit including:
• Code White Basics
• Code White Response – preventing violent situations, initiation, sample response steps, considerations, and documentation
• Roles and Responsibilities
• Training Components
• Post Code White Response
• Tools and Appendices Available and more!
Who Should Attend this Webinar?
This webinar is relevant for employers, supervisors, workers, joint health and safety committee members, health and safety representatives, and those involved in emergency response planning and implementation for workplace violence, in the health and community care sectors.