Defining sexual harassment

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Sexual Harassement: Is It or Isn't It?

What is Sexual Harassment?

Sexual Harassment: Is It or Isn't It?

For locations with both office and manufacturing personnel.

Sexual HarassmentHere's a practical solution when you need to provide sexual harassment awareness and prevention training to a mixed group of office personnel and manufacturing employees. The alternates between office and manufacturing settings that may or may not be perceived as sexual harassment--and the actions to take against them. Each situation--some subtle, others rather obvious.

You need to create a non-threatening work environment for your employees. By clearly communicating your organization's policies on sexual harassment, you can reinforce the message that sexual harassment will not be tolerated within your organization.

Points:

  • Define sexual harassment and offensive behavior that could be considered harassment
  • Spot the types of harassment likely to occur in the workplace
  • Recognize the negative effects harassment has on people
  • Prevent harassment to improve morale and productivity

Some situations include:

  • Casual touching
  • Pursuing after-hours relationships
  • Using direct sexual language
  • Blatant sexual advances and comments