Violence Risk Assessment

The Violence Risk Assessment Toolkit was created to help guide you through the process of conducting a violence risk assessment. The risk assessment is a key part of an organization’s overall violence prevention program, a requirement under WorkSafeBC regulations.

The Assessment tools below give you everything you need to get started. We have even created an easy to use quick reference guide.

Violence Risk Assessment Q&A. Why should you do a violence risk assessment? Under what circumstances? Who should be involved? This Q & A document covers all the basics around violence risk assessments.

Violence Risk Assessment Quick Reference Guide. This quick reference guide give you a step-by-step overview on how to complete a violence risk assessment.

Violence Risk Assessment Resource Guide. This document provides an in-depth description of the steps involved in conducting a violence risk assessment.

WorkSafeBC Violence Inspection Checklist. This checklist is a resource for employers that identifies what WorkSafeBC officers are looking for when they conduct an inspection that focuses on violence in the workplace.


The tools below are designed to help you complete the Violence Risk Assessment.

Staff Survey

Risk Assessment Audit Tool

Policy and Procedure Review

Environmental Survey

Task Analysis