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Policy 417 Violence in the Workplace

Policy Statement

It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board to promote a learning and working environment in which all individuals treat each other with respect and dignity, and that is free from workplace violence, sexual violence domestic violence and bullying occurring in the workplace.  Workplace violence erodes the trust and confidence that are essential to an individual’s well-being.

The board also believes in the prevention of workplace violence and promotes a violence-free workplace.  The board is committed to developing and maintaining a program to implement this policy and to meeting the requirements.


First adopted: February 2011
Revision history: March 2012, September 2012, January 2016, October 2016, October 2017, October 2018, April 2020, March 2022, April 2023, May 2024