Workplace Security Awareness


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course will provide an awareness-level orientation of basic workplace security fundamentals and appropriate actions for workers to take in the event of potential threat situations that may be encountered in the workplace, including encountering trespassers, receiving phone threats, dealing with workplace violence incidents, evacuating during an emergency, and protecting against various types of terrorist acts. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. This course was developed with subject matter provided by Eric L. Matson of Norsemen Training & Consulting Group, a global professional services company focusing on corporate, business and personal safety training. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

Target Audience
All new employees

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.7

Lesson Objectives

Workplace Security Awareness

  • identify general security guidelines and best practices
  • deal with trespassers and unknown persons in the workplace
  • handle threatening phone calls
  • take appropriate action in the event of workplace violence
  • identify appropriate steps to take in the event of a fire or explosion
  • identify steps to follow when encountering suspicious mail
  • identify actions to take in the event of biological or chemical threats
  • recognize appropriate actions to take in the event of an evacuation
  • Course Number:
    ehs_hsf_c76_sh_enus