Health & Safety

Stay Safe at Work Today and Every Day

Our Health & Safety Management System Corporate Bank is designed to help ensure all employees of Yukon Government have the tools they require to stay safe at work.

Verbal Judo

Verbal Judo is a three day training course designed to provide employees with the skills necessary to establish and maintain professional presence during any verbal encounter. Personal safety will be improved as employees will learn to remain calm and focused while generating voluntary compliance from persons under the influence of anger, stress, alcohol, drugs, etc. Employees will also be able to recognize when words fail and utilize tactics designed to allow them to safely disengage.

  • Please note: This course is designed for diffusing the potential for violence in the workplace when interacting with the public.
  • For additional information pertaining to this Verbal Judo training opportunity, please review the website at: http://www.verbaljudo.ca/

Target Audience: Front line workers/supervisors/managers

Cost: $350.00 (cost after HSDM subsidy) 

Dates: Dates posted for Nov 2017 & Feb 2018 refer to calendar.

To register for this training opportunity, have PRIOR approval from your supervisor and fill out our online training registration form.



Course Cancellation Policy:


Corporate Health and Safety requires notice of 5 business days to cancel a class registration. In lieu of cancellation an alternate employee may replace the registered participant on or before the start of the first day of the training program. If cancellation or replacement does not occur, the department will be JV’d the full cost per seat.