Workplace Violence: Implementing an Effective Program

Life/Fire SafetyAIA BOMI

It’s sometimes hard to admit, but workplace violence can happen anywhere. Assaults in the workplace killed 458 people and injured 18,400 in 2017 alone, according to the National Safety Council. But building owners and managers play an important role in reducing the threat.

This course will examine how to develop and deploy a workplace violence program that reduces risks through environmental controls, technology, and training.

Course Tuition: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the risk of violence.

  • Review current legislation.

  • Discuss current guidelines and standards related to workplace violence.

  • Identify the best practices of an effective program.

From Our Partner

Mark Reed, CHPA

Director of Support Services
MLK Jr. Community Hospital in South Central Los Angeles

Mark oversees Security, Safety, Emergency Management, PBX, Parking, and numerous other programs. He previously was the Security Manager at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena. Mark spent 15 years working in Law Enforcement at various Federal, State, and local correctional facilities where he oversaw security operations for an incarcerated population. Mark was also Honorably Discharged after serving 8 years in the United States Army. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University and is pursuing his Master’s Business Administration through Western Governors University. Mark is also certified in Homeland Security from Arizona State University and a Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator through the International Association Healthcare Security & Safety. He is a volunteer leader with ASIS and has held various leadership positions for the Greater Los Angeles Chapter and is currently the Chair of the LA/OC Chapter of IAHSS. Mark was recognized by Campus Safety Magazine as the 2019 Director of the Year. Under Mark’s leadership, the MLKCH Public Safety team was recognized as the 2019 Outstanding Security Team at the OSPAs presented by ASIS. He also is a current member of the Hospital Association of Southern California’s Safety and Security Committee. Mark enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, hiking, and appreciating the great outdoors.