This e learning course does not constitute legal advice. It is the employer’s responsibility to determine obligations under Workers Compensation Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, associated policies and other relevant legislation. Maritime Play Therapy Centre does not assume any liability for the accuracy or completeness of the information in this course. The onus remains on the employer to identify and provide appropriate information and instruction to protect workers in the workplace. Please refer to the applicable legislation and regulations or contact your legal counsel for specific legal requirements.
Violence is defined in the Newfoundland and Labrador Occupational Health and Safety Regulations as “the attempted or actual exercise of physical force to cause injury to a worker and includes threatening statements or behaviour which gives a worker reason to believe that he or she is at risk of injury.”