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Harassment and Violence Prevention for Managers and Committees/Representatives (W102)


Type: Online
Duration: 01:00 hours
Status: Active

Managers, work place committee members, and health and safety representatives in the federal jurisdiction are expected to understand their responsibilities towards the prevention of harassment and violence in their places of work. This online self-paced course focuses on the roles and duties of managers, work place committee members, and health and safety representatives under the Canada Labour Code, Part II, and the Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations. Participants will learn about their respective roles in work place assessments, investigating and resolving incidents, and other prevention activities.

Topics include:

  • clarifying roles and responsibilities
  • outlining the steps of a work place assessment
  • reviewing the limitations of the employer and the applicable partner
  • understanding the elements of the investigation report
  • recordkeeping and reporting


This course is intended for managers, work place committee members and health and safety representatives who have successfully completed the course Harassment and Violence Prevention for Employees (W101).

Consult the Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention learning path for additional information on this subject. Supporting material such as case studies and other complementary resources can be found on the School's Harassment and Violence Prevention open learning platform page.

This course is a prerequisite for Harassment and Violence Prevention for Designated Recipients and Employers (W103).

To obtain a certification of completion, participants must complete the course and attain a passing mark of 80% on the final quiz. If 80% is not obtained within a maximum of three attempts, participants will need to manually unregister from the course and re-register to restart the course from the beginning.


Harassment and Violence Prevention for Employees (W101)


Eligible learners who wish to obtain a certificate of completion for this course must register using their GCcampus account. All other learners can register for a fee through the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety.


The case studies used in this course include scenarios of domestic violence and workplace harassment and violence that some learners may find upsetting. If you need to skip one or more of these case studies, you are free to do so.

Participants are encouraged to complete this course at a time and place that feels right, and to take breaks when needed. If you require support as you work through the material, please reach out to someone you trust and/or speak with your manager if you feel you cannot complete this course.

If at any time you feel that these scenarios seem familiar or are similar to what you are experiencing, reach out for help by contacting the family violence resources and services in your area or your organizational Employee Assistance Program. If ever you feel there is an imminent or serious threat to your life or to your health, call 9-1-1.

Related topics

Workplace management

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More about this course
  • Topics: Workplace management
  • Community: Employees
  • Business line: Respectful and Inclusive Workplace
  • Provider: Government of Canada

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