Sexual Harassment Training & Certification
Meets the new 2019 sexual harassment training requirements California has set.
We Offer Three Types of Sexual Harassment Safety Trainings
Whether you want prevention of sexual harassment training and certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the sexual harassment training you want in the way you want it and at a price, you can afford.
California companies with more than five employees have until January 1st, 2019, to comply with the Fair Employment and Housing Act (Government Code section 12950.1, subdivision (g)(2)) and provide sexual harassment training for their employees. All of our sexual harassment training options comply with these new sexual harassment training requirements California has set.
Online training is for those who prefer self-paced training from any location and/or for employers who need to assign and monitor employee training progress and exam scores.Purchase Options
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The training kit is for those who want the freedom of doing the training themselves. It is an PowerPoint Presentation (PPT) that you can present yourself to a group of trainees.Purchase Options
Train the Trainer
Train the Trainer courses are online and meant to certify a individual to use the training kit to train others. Training kit and materials are included with the Train the Trainer online course for no additional cost.Purchase Options
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Onsite training is for companies looking for hands-on training on your own equipment at your location. We send an instructor to your workplace (from Rexburg, Idaho), so travel expenses may apply. Because of this, onsite training is recommended for groups of five or more employees.Request a Quote
What’s in the Sexual Harassment Training Course?
Our Sexual Harassment training course is built to EEOC and other federal regulations. This class discusses several topics such as different types of harassment (including verbal, visual, physical and quid pro quo), recourse, retaliation, and more.
This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam.
Sexual Harassment Certification Standards
Train the Trainer Certification
The Train the Trainer option is used to certify a trainer to teach others using the included training kit. It incorporates the online course with an additional train the trainer module, as well as the training kit. This option results in an regulation-aligned lifetime trainer certification from Hard Hat Training. This certification is not company-specific, meaning you can take it with you should you change employers.
Why Do I Need Sexual Harassment Safety Training?
OSHA doesn’t have a specific standard for sexual harassment training. However, under the General Duty Clause, Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are required to provide a workplace that “is free from recognizable hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious harm to employees.”
The Canadian Human Rights Act and the Canada Labour Code address sexual harassment. They also establish criteria for determining when unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment, define the circumstances under which an employer may be held liable, and suggest affirmative steps employers should take to prevent sexual harassment.
Because of these requirements, employers have a legal and ethical obligation to develop and maintain a workplace that is free from hazards associated with sexual harassment. Employees have the right to work in an atmosphere that promotes the safety and well-being of all.
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Did You Know?
One study showed that rural workplaces were more likely to have sexual harassment incidents than other urban or suburban areas. (Source: Edison Research )
25% of women workers who experienced sexual harassment felt strongly that they could report the incident to an employer. (Source: Edison Research )
As of 2019, it is believed that 87-94% of those sexually harassed do not file a complaint. (Source: i-Sight )
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should we provide sexual harassment training at our company?
Providing sexual harassment training makes your employees safer. It helps them understand what sexual harassment is and how to properly address it.
Why is sexual harassment training important?
The goal of any sexual harassment training is to increase awareness. Employees should be able to recognize harassment when it occurs (either to them or a coworker) and know what steps they can take to handle the situation.
Is sexual harassment training required?
Employers with 50 or more employees must provide training regarding the prevention of sexual harassment.
What is sexual harassment?
Sexual harassment is “Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature constitutes sexual harassment when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual’s employment, unreasonably interferes with an individual’s work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment.” (Source: EEOC)