What Acts are Considered to Sexual Harassment

This 1 minute safety training video covers: How to recognize the victims and harassers, what is the result of vulgar language and conduct, what are the perceptions of the sexual harassment victims. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 17 minutes full length version.

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Sexual harassment can be devastating for its victims as well as for the companies they work for. It's also illegal. But the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission still receives more than 10,000 sexual harassment complaints from U.S. workers every year.

The first in a three-part series on sexual harassment in the workplace, Atlantic Training's "Preventing Sexual Harassment… for Employees" training program provides employees with the information they need to help prevent sexual harassment in their workplace and deal with it effectively if it does occur.

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Video Transcript

Sexual harassment doesn’t have to involve someone from inside the company in order for a complaint to be made. Sexual harassment cases can involve customers, suppliers and service people and a company can become liable if anyone of authority is aware that an outside party is sexually harassing an employee and no actions are taken to stop it. Sexually subjective gestures, closed noises and printed materials such as emails, calendars, posters or even computer displays. Sexual harassment violations are based on the perceptions of victims not the intention of the accused.