Training & Events

Preventing and Addressing Bullying & Harassment

Training Course Overview

Effective November 2013, British Columbia’s Workers Compensation Act was amended to include three new policies addressing workplace bullying & harassment. Sections 115, 116 and 117 of the Act set out the general duties of employers, workers and supervisors.

Who Should Take the Training Course?

The new legislation requires all UBC Faculty & Staff (including students employed by the University) to receive training about the new workplace bullying and harassment policies and requirements on how to recognize, prevent, and address workplace bullying & harassment.

Training Course Objectives

Participants completing this online training will be able to:

  • Define workplace bullying and harassment
  • Recognize workplace bullying and harassment
  • Identify behaviours that do not constitute bullying and harassment
  • Describe the duties of employers, supervisors, and workers, with respect to workplace bullying and harassment
  • Respond to situations involving workplace bullying and harassment

Evaluation Process

To complete the online training course, participants must confirm their understanding of the course content by obtaining a score of 100% on a short multiple choice quiz. Those that do not pass the quiz can reread the course material and retest as many times as necessary. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a printable Certificate of Completion for their records.

Training Course Duration

The online course is self-paced. The duration will depend on the individual participant and their prior knowledge of the subject matter. On average, the course will take 20-30 minutes to complete.

Take the Online Training Course

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In-person Training Sessions

If you would like to schedule a session:

UBC Vancouver
Paul Wong
RMS Advisor – WSBC Regulations Education Programs
(604) 827-1957

UBC Okanagan
Gillian Henderson
Director, Human Resources
(250) 807-8618