March 2-3, 2017 | Orlando

Tactical Strategies for Violence Prevention

Accredited for HR and Safety Professionals

Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium 2017 has concluded!

Thank you to all of our attendees for coming to Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium 2017, the nation’s leading workplace violence prevention conference. This year's event featured an all-new agenda outlining tactical strategies for reducing the risk of security breaches, workplace violence, and legal liabilities through powerful keynotes, substantive breakout sessions, and skills-building workshops.

Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium 2017 covered:

  • Managing real-life situations and address employer responsibilities under OSHA's General Duty Clause
  • Developing comprehensive workplace violence prevention plans including policies, recordkeeping, and response strategies
  • De-escalating and minimize violent outbursts
  • Reducing security risks in your workplace--across all work sites
  • Screening new hires using integrity and personality tests (legally)
  • Understanding your potential legal obligations under ADA, FMLA, and other laws concerning mental health issues
  • Mitigating the risks of workplace violence related to intimate partner violence
  • Defusing active shooter incidents using proven table-top exercises

Stay tuned for next year in Orlando!


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Earn recertification points

This program qualifies for up to 0.5 recertification points for CSPs, CHSTs, OHSTs, and CMP credit for CHMMs, and for CM credits for CIHs who attend. Professional Development Hours (PDHs) or Continuing Education Credits/Units (CECs/CEUs) may also be available for environmental managers participating in this live event (please note that participants are responsible for exploring their state requirements to have their educational credits approved for credit).

This program has been pre-approved for 10.5 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

BLR is recognized by SHRM to offer 10.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.


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