Campus Safety

OTHER: CU SAFE: Tornado watch

The threat of severe weather still remains, but Clemson University's weather partner, Sky Guard, forecasts the worst of the weather system to be east of the university and moving away. As always, remain alert to changing conditions and be prepared to take action if needed.

Sent: October 14, 2014, 2:52 PM

Workplace Violence

Types of workplace violence

  • Physical assault and/or threat.
  • Stalking or continuous harassment that causes fear, worry or intimidation.
  • Actions aimed at disrupting or sabotaging operations.
  • Indirect threats, such as "I know where you live."

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If you are a victim or witness

  • If the violence is life threatening, call 911 and report your location, weapons involved, injuries and a description of the person making threats.
  • If it is not life threatening, advise your supervisor or Human Resources.
  • Try to move to a safe area.

If you are confronted by a threatening person

  • Leave the area, if possible.
  • Call 911.
  • Try to stay a safe distance away.
  • Try to calm the person.
  • Try to get the attention of a co-worker who can call for help.
  • Listen to the person and let him/her do most of the talking.
  • Use delaying techniques to give the person time to calm down.
  • Acknowledge the person's feelings.
  • Be respectful and empowering.
  • Be reassuring and point out choices other than violence.
  • Don't belittle, criticize, agitate or argue with the person.
  • Don't reject all of the person's demands from the start.
  • Don't use body language or speech that challenges the person.
  • Don't make sudden movements.
  • Don't make false statements or promises.

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