Reporting Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

This 2 minutes safety training video covers: When to report a harassment, why other workers are afraid to report a harassment, what are the guidelines when reporting a harassment, what are the actions of the employer for sexual harassment incidents.

Video Transcript

The employees are responsible for reporting sexual harassment to a manager or the HR department right away. Should employee always go to HR or talk to supervisor? Either is appropriate whatever the employee is most comfortable with managers and supervisors need to have open door policy in creating environment where employees feel that it’s safe to report sexual harassment violations or tell about potential problem areas. It all can take a tremendous amount of courage for someone to comfort someone and talk about sexual harassment, it’s extremely important to show an attitude of respect and concern for the individual and encourage them to talk openly. You need to document everything by taking careful notes, you should ask questions and get all the facts and details.