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Workplace Violence


View policy pdf: Workplace Violence Policy

The University of Georgia (UGA) is committed to the prevention of workplace violence and the maintenance of a respectful working environment. A safe and secure environment is a fundamental prerequisite for fulfilling UGA’s mission of teaching, research and public service. UGA reaffirms the basic right of employees to a safe and humane working environment.


UGA will not tolerate any type of workplace violence committed by or against employees. Workplace violence, for the purpose of this policy includes, but is not limited to: intimidation, bullying, stalking, threats, physical attack, property damage, or domestic and family violence. This includes acts of violence committed by or against UGA employees. Such incidents may also involve students, clients, visitors or vendors.


Responsible University Senior Administrator:  Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Policy Owner:

Policy Contact: Sige Burden

Phone Number: 706-542-9756

Date Issued:

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