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Violence Prevention Procedures The Violence Prevention Policy and Procedures is a key part of the University of Regina's Health &
 

Summary: Appendix A
Violence Prevention Procedures
PURPOSE
The Violence Prevention Policy and Procedures is a key part of the University of Regina's Health &
Safety program. A well-designed program can:
Improve the quality of the working environment
Eliminate or minimize the potential for physical and psychological injuries or loss of life
Limit financial losses for both employees and the employer
Ensure that the organization has a violence prevention policy that meets the requirements of
Section 14 of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Section 37 of the Occupational Health &
Safety Regulations
One of the most important factors in creating a successful program is ensuring that the program
meets the unique needs of the University. Because worksites and related occupations vary in
purpose, size, and complexity, workplace violence prevention procedures must be designed to
specifically target the unique nature and varied needs of each Department or work area.
This guideline provides a model for developing and/or improving violence prevention procedures.
DEFINITIONS
The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, section 37, defines violence as "the attempted,
threatened or actual conduct of a person that causes or is likely to cause injury, and includes any
threatening statement or behaviour that gives a worker reasonable cause to believe that the worker is

  

Source: Argerami, Martin - Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Regina

 

Collections: Mathematics