WHo we are

Empirical Safety Training

Empirical Safety Training, is a workplace violence prevention safety Training program in health care settings, psychiatric hospitals and retail establishments, like convenience stores. Regardless of whether your work site falls within these rules, every business should consider establishing a workplace violence prevention plan. Such a plan does not have to be complicated, time consuming or expensive. 

Ask yourself, “What kind of workplace violence could happen at my work?” 

Empirical Safety Training will make sure you are ready!

The Empirical Training Difference


  All our trainers have extensive skills and experience in dealing with workplace violence  Classroom & Practical Training 

  • We used classroom & hands-on teaching methods to help achieve your outcomes  

Value without Compromise 

  • We offer value for money, with no compromise on quality, and expertise

YOUR Professional Development  

  • We are committed to your continued professional development  

Only When Necessary 

  • Those attending training are constantly reminded that physical skills are a last resort 

Techniques That Work 

  • All techniques have been risk assessed according to a process within the OSHA guidelines   

Who takes our program?

Empirical Safety Training was set up for employees, who at some point in their work, will need to respond appropriately and confidently when confronted with aggression. Many people are tucked away in their day to day jobs; there are those that are considered to work on the “front-line.” This includes roles such as: 

  • Residential home workers
  • Healthcare staff , contact workers, volunteers and physicians.
  • Retail staff
  • Those working with schools and educational facilities.

Employees who come face to face with patients, residents and the general public need our Empirical Safety Training programs.  


REDUCE WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

The benefit to the employers is that they will have staff that are less likely to be off sick or injured due to a situation at work and of course the general public, patients and residents will feel safe in the knowledge that the staff will know exactly how to deal with situations if they arise. 

Risk Factors

Environmental

  • Availability of guns and other weapons
  • Availability of medications or money
  • unrestricted movement of the general public through facilities
  • Presence of gang members, drug or alcohol abusers, or distraught family members 

Work Practices

  • Poorly lit parking areas work practices
  • Low staffing levels
  • Isolated work areas
  • Lack of staff training in recognizing and managing aggressive behavior 


Characteristics

  • Victims are often untrained and / or newly hired staff
  • Perpetrators often have a history of violent behavior and have been diagnosed with a mental illness or substance abuse disorder