Safety - Workplace Anti-Violence
employees are entitled to perform their work, regardless
of location, whether on the University's premises
or elsewhere, free from violence. Workplace violence
will not be tolerated. Any employee who commits an
act of workplace violence at work against a person
or property will face corrective action up to and
including termination of employment. Where appropriate,
the matter will be referred to legal authorities for
policy applies to all faculty, professional, administrative,
research and support staff.
violence is any act against the employer and employees
that takes place on the Drexel campus, is committed
by persons either who have or do not have an employment-related
connection with the University, and involves:
acts against persons or University property, or
threats, or vicious statements that are meant to
harm or cause a hostile environment, or
threats, vicious cartoons or notes, and other written
conduct of intense distortion that is meant to threaten
or create a hostile environment, or
acts that are threatening or intended to convey
the threat of injury or hostility.
To eliminate workplace violence it is every employee's
what violence is;
themselves, including their attitudes, motivations,
and decision-making styles so that they will not
resort to violence;
Follow prescribed security measures;
to any supervisor or to the Director of Safety any
person who threatens or commits workplace violence.
Employees are expected to report any act of violence
or threat of violence, and should bring their concerns
directly to the attention of their immediate supervisors
or the Human Resources Department.
Any threat of workplace violence shall be investigated.
employee who takes any reprisal, regardless of the
magnitude of the reprisal, against a person who reports
any threat of workplace violence shall be subject
to immediate discipline, up to and including termination