Violence and Harassment Prevention in the Workplace

McMaster continues to be committed to provide and maintain healthy and safe working and learning environments for all employees, students, volunteers and visitors. All employees, graduate students, post-docs, visiting scholars and volunteers are required to complete this awareness training. Training includes the roles, responsibilities, reporting process, and protocols to respond to harassment and/or violence in the workplace.

Violence and Harassment Prevention Training

Additional information is available by clicking onto the following websites: 

Discrimination, Harassment & Sexual Harassment: Prevention and Response Updated effective June 8 2017

McMaster University Workplace Violence Program

McMaster University Workplace Violence Policy

Sexual Violence Policy

Human Rights and Equity Services

Security Services

Workplace Violence and Harassment Prevention - Fact Sheet

Domestic Violence in the Workplace - Fact Sheet

Bill 168: http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/bills/bills_detail.do?locale=en&BillID=2181

Ministry of Labour: http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/workplace_violence.html

WSIB: http://www.wsib.on.ca

CCOHS: http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/psychosocial/bullying.html?print 

Workplace Violence and Harassment Video  - English

Workplace Violence and Harassment Video - French

How to Develop a Personal Safety Plan for Time at Work (Video)

How to Talk to an Employee Who Might be Experiencing Domestic Violence (Video)

Domestic Violence in the Workplace: Allen Sawkins Interview (Video)

Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment

For more information and additional resources about workplace violence and workplace harassment, please visit the Ministry of Labour web site at the following link:

http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/pubs/wpvh/index.php.