What is Considered Workplace Harassment

This 2 minutes safety training video covers: What constitute workplace harassment, how to identify workplace harassment, what are the remarks of harassment, what is workplace harassment, what is the difference between harassment and discrimination, what are the effects of workplace harassment.

Video Transcript

Most people are familiar with the idea that harassment is when someone openly bully, threatens or even terrorizes another person but harassment doesn’t have to be that obvious, harassment is often settled and doesn’t have to be done in purpose. Sometimes our actions are harmless or even helpful to other person. Harassing conducts includes abusive words or phrases, slurs or negative stereotyping, threatening, intimidating or hostile acts; put-down jokes and written or graphic material that shows hostility to individual or group. Harassment is when people are treated inappropriately because they belong to a protected group. Discrimination based on a person’s race, color, religion, sex or national origin, other federal and state laws protect people on the basis of things such as age, disability or sexual orientation.