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Workplace Violence and Harassment

Workplace Violence

The University of Waterloo is committed to providing a safe learning and work environment free of workplace violence through a process of risk assessment and implementation of reasonable safeguards to protect workers, students and visitors.

Read the University of Waterloo's Workplace Violence Prevention Program for more information.

Workplace Harassment

The University of Waterloo is committed to providing a work environment in which all workers are treated with respect and dignity. Workplace harassment will not be tolerated from any person in the workplace.

The University provides several resources to assist community members concerned with harassment in their workplace. The Safety Office, Human Resources and the Conflict Management & Human Rights Office are available for consultation when consideration options for resolution, both formal and informal.

Read the University of Waterloo's Workplace Harassment Program for more information.

Prevention and Response to Sexual Violence

The University of Waterloo is committed to fostering a safe and respectful environment where the impact of sexual violence is understood and individuals affected receive support. Policy 42 Prevention and Response to Sexual Violence establishes the University’s commitment to the awareness and prevention of Sexual Violence and to a process for addressing complaints of Sexual Violence.

Read the University of Waterloo's  Sexual Violence Response Protocol and Procedures for more information. 


Training

All University of Waterloo employees are required to complete the Workplace Violence Awareness online training module.


Additional Resources and Information

Emergency Procedure - Violent Situation on Campus

Incident and Hazard Reporting (more information)

Job Hazard Analysis Worksheet

OHSCO Domestic Violence Pamphlet (PDF)

Supporting Offices:

Conflict Management and Human Rights (CMAHRO)

Equity Office

UW Police Services