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1 Vuteq Canada Inc. WORKPLACE VIOLENCE REPORTING FORM Part 1 - Employee Information (to be completed by employee) Name Department Date and time of incident Date and time incident reported Incident reported to: Location of incident (please circle) Inside Vuteq Building Outside Vuteq Building (specify) On Vuteq Property (specify) In Parking lot (specify) Community location (specify) Residential (specify) Work location, if off-site Were the emergency response procedures initiated? Please circle the classification of the incident (please refer to explanation provided) Type I (Criminal Intent) Perpetrator has no relationship to the workplace Type II (Client) Perpetrator is a client, visitor or family member of an employee at the workplace who becomes violent toward a worker or another client Type III (Worker-to-worker) Perpetrator is an employee or past employee of the workplace Type IV (Personal Relationship) Perpetrator has/had a relationship with an employee (e.g., domestic violence in the workplace) Describe the event including persons involved, and what if known precipitated the event: Does the person(s) involved have a history of previous incidents that you are aware of? (please circle) Don t know Incident Type Threat Physical assault Verbal abuse Discrimination or harassment Robbery, arson, vandalism Carrying a weapon Injury Type Strain or sprain Cut or laceration Contusion Bitten Pinched Psychological Other (Specify) Was medical attention or first aid required? (Circle) If yes, provide details:

2 Actions taken Please indicate concerns, issues and actions taken (e.g., initiated emergency response procedure, contacted Coordinator, police or security, emergency service personnel, Health & Safety Rep., Human Resources Department, etc.) Witness(es) Name 1. Contact information Other Information Are you aware of any similar incidents in the past? If yes, provide details: Are you aware of any controls, measures or procedures to prevent a similar incident? Please provide any other information you think may be relevant, including any recommendations that you think would be helpful: Reporting Reported to Coordinator? If yes, name of Coordinator Reported to police? If yes, police report number Reported to Other? (Specify) Signature of worker

3 Part 2 - Coordinator Report (to be completed by Coordinator) Name Department Date reported Date of investigation Police contacted? Details: Yes No If yes, by whom? Health & Safety Representative contacted? If yes, by whom? Human resources contacted? If yes, by whom? Persons participating in investigation Description of findings (Identify immediate cause, underlying cause) Witnesses and statements Corrective action taken or recommendations for corrective action: Post-crisis Intervention Referral to employee assistance program or other community resource? Advised to consult a physician for treatment or referral? Follow-up Signature of Coordinator

4 REPORTING PROCEDURES FOR WORKPLACE HARASSMENT Informal Reporting Procedure (a) If you believe that you are being harassed, the first thing to do is to tell the person to stop. Do so as soon as you receive any unwelcome comments or conduct. Statements such as the following are examples of things to say to stop the behaviour: I don t want you to do that. Please stop doing or saying... It makes me uncomfortable when you... (b) (c) If you believe that someone who is not an employee has harassed, discriminated, or threatened to commit a violent act against you (this may include domestic violence), immediately report the harassment to your supervisor. Ensure the issue is documented and retain the documentation for your own records. However, failure to do so will not invalidate your claim. Formal Reporting Procedure (a) (b) (c) (d) If the complaint cannot be resolved informally or if it is too serious to handle on an informal basis, you may bring a formal complaint to your supervisor. It is important to report your complaint as soon as possible so that the issue can be investigated to prevent escalation or reoccurrence. If you are not comfortable reporting the incident to your supervisor or if the supervisor is the cause of the violence or harassment, you may report your complaint to another supervisor, the Human Resources Department or a Health & Safety Representative. Individuals initiating a formal complaint will need as much written information as possible; examples can be but aren t limited to: the name(s) of the offending person(s) the location, date and time of the incident the name(s) of any possible witnesses details of the offensive and unwelcome behaviour (e) An Associate Committee representative may be invited to attend during the investigative interview.

5 Investigation Process (a) Upon receipt of a formal complaint, an investigation will commence. Please note that Vuteq will not investigate an anonymous complaint unless there are extenuating circumstances. (b) (c) (d) If deemed necessary/appropriate by Vuteq or the complainant, the police may be contacted to assist and/or conduct an investigation in situations where workplace violence has occurred. Depending on the nature and the circumstances involved with the complaint, Vuteq may choose to conduct an internal investigation or use the services of a qualified external investigator. The investigation may include but is not limited to: interviewing the complainant and respondent to ascertain all of the facts and circumstances relevant to the complaint; obtain dates, times and locations of alleged complaint; interview witnesses, if any; review any related documentation; and, compile detailed notes of the investigation and maintain them in a confidential manner. (e) (f) (g) Upon completion of the investigation, a detailed report of the findings will be prepared and forwarded to Human Resources, the complainant, and the respondent. Vuteq will communicate the status of the investigation with the complainant and the respondent within 7 days of receiving the complaint and the final results of the investigation will be communicated with 14 days of receiving the complaint. Employees affected by an incident will be encouraged to use the free counselling services provided by the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

6 INVESTIGATION RESULTS AND CORRECTIVE ACTIONS Substantiated Evidence Following Investigation (a) (b) (c) (d) Vuteq will take appropriate corrective measures, regardless of the respondent s seniority or position. Executive/Senior Management will determine what action should be taken as a result of the investigation. In the event the respondent is a Senior Manager or Executive will determine what action should be taken as a result of the investigation. Corrective measures may include but aren t limited to: Discipline, such as a verbal warning, written warning, suspension or termination Referral for mandatory counselling (i.e. anger management or sensitivity training) Reassignment A demotion or denial of a promotion Other disciplinary action deemed appropriate under the circumstances Signed: Date: Senior Manger

7 Workplace violence and harassment is prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). The administration of this policy will be in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This is to acknowledge that I, on 2011 did receive a copy of the Vuteq Workplace Violence Policy as well as the Vuteq Sexual and General Harassment Policy and have been trained on its contents and application. Employee Signature: Human Resources Department:

8 Bill 168 OHSA Bill 168 amends the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) to address issues of workplace harassment and violence. Under section of the Act: If an employer is aware or ought to be aware that domestic violence is likely to expose a worker to physical injury or may occur in the workplace, the employer must take every reasonable precaution to protect the worker. 45

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