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1

A supervisor must attend any incident of workplace violence. Who must be notified?

The OIC must be notified by the supervisor
The UC and UC-PRS must be provided the eReport # by the OIC

2

Upon becoming aware of any workplace violence or threat of workplace violence, including domestic violence, which could place themselves or another member at risk of physical injury in the workplace a member shall:

 immediately report the particulars to a supervisor

3

What is workplace violence?

exercise of physical force or attempt
by a person against a worker in a workplace
that causes or could cause physical injury
including a statement or behaviour that is reasonable to interpret as a threat of physical force

4

Can an officer refuse work?

A police officer cannot refuse to work when the work is a normal condition of the worker’s employment or when the refusal to work would directly endanger the life, health or safety of another person.
HOWEVER:
a supervisor must take every reasonable precaution necessary for the protection of the member

5

When the source of the workplace violence is EXTERNAL to the Service the supervisor shall:

 ensure the applicable eReports are completed prior to the completion of the tour of duty, if applicable

6

When the source of the workplace violence is from a Service member supervisors shall comply with:

 Procedure 13–02 for external complaints involving uniform members
 Procedure 13–03 for internal complaints involving uniform members
 Procedure 13–09 for complaints involving civilian members.

7

When notified of a member refusing to work as a result of a workplace violence incident the OIC shall

 ensure the member remains available and in a safe place for the purposes of an investigation, if applicable