Managing Stalking in the Workplace

This 2 minutes safety training video covers: How to properly handle stalking in the workplace, what is stalking, what are the ways to recognize stalking at work, how to properly respond to stalking, what legal options are available if you are being stalked. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 17 minutes full length version.

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Most of us cannot do our work without interacting with other people. Effective communication is usually part of the job, and cooperation can be essential. When interaction, communication and cooperation are hindered in some way the workplace can become "toxic" and threaten our sense of well-being. Feelings of stress, frustration and anger can boil to the surface. Attendance, productivity, quality and safety often suffer. When people hear the word "harassment" they usually think of sexually-related activity. But harassment encompasses a wide range of behavior… from practical jokes to intimidation. It can also include threats, verbal abuse and discrimination, even stalking and assault… and anyone can be subject to it.

Atlantic Training's Workplace Harassment in Industrial Facilities Video or DVD discusses the various types of harassment that are found in the workplace, how they can affect an employee's work situation and what employees themselves can do to help prevent workplace harassment. Topics covered in these products include:

Workplace Harassment in Industrial Facilities Training DVD Covers:

  • Managing Stalking in the Workplace
  • The nature of workplace harassment.
  • How to recognize various types of harassment.
  • How to handle verbal abuse and threats.
  • The many forms sexual harassment can take.
  • How to recognize the many variations of "assault".
  • Knowing what to do, and what not to do, when confronted with a stalker.
  • How fostering a positive workplace environment can increase productivity and safety.
  • and more!
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 17 minutes preview.

Video Transcript

Reasonable effect of making the victim feel uncomfortable, humiliated, embarrassed or unsafe in their working environment it could be ruled by a court as harassment. Harassment can be a distraction of property, it can be a matter of tampering with the computer, and it can be a matter of stalking a phone calls, an affliction of emotional distress. Harassment is unproductive at minimum the victim is distracted at worst harassment can prevent someone from focusing on the job at all, and in some cases they decide to leave. Every workplace should be a place where people feel safe and respected.