Workplace Violence Policy

Date approved: 6-10-1999
Approved by: President
Oversight unit: PUBLIC SAFETY AND POLICE SERVICES
Subject category: General University
Level: Admin Policy
This policy has a related procedure. View the procedure.
Purpose

To establish a procedure pertaining to the prohibition and investigation of incidents of violence, intimidation, and inappropriate aggression.

Applicability

All University employees, full time, part time, temporary, casual labor, students.

Description

Policy

It is the policy of Northern Michigan University that all acts of violence by employees, students or visitors will be taken seriously and will be dealt with appropriately. All violent acts, or threats of violence should be reported and a single incident is sufficient ground for investigation, and may result in disciplinary action including termination, and/or arrest and prosecution.

Procedure

Note November 2012: This procedure was split from its policy.

References

Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Section 5(a) (1), Act 154 of Public Acts of 1974 as amended, Rule 408.1011, Section 11 and Public Act 381.