Workplace Violence & Harassment

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Workplace Violence & Harassment - Quiz

Please ensure you read the attached policy and program before attempting this quiz. This quiz is designed to test your understanding of the policy and program and will be kept on file.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Harassment is:
    • A. 

      A. Unwelcome

    • B. 

      B. Solicited

    • C. 

      C. Not against the law

    • D. 

      D. Acceptable

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

  • 2. 
    If you are aware a colleague is having issues with a partner or family member and there is concern that domestic violence could enter the workplace, you should:
    • A. 

      A. Tell your Manager right away.

    • B. 

      B. Respect the privacy of the person and not say anything.

    • C. 

      C. Contact the police to get a restraining order.

    • D. 

      D. Keep an eye on the situation and if it gets worse, then go to your Manager or Human Resources.

  • 3. 
    If you are aware of any threat of workplace violence, you should:
    • A. 

      A. Immediately report this to your Manager/Supervisor or Human Resources

    • B. 

      B. Wait to see if the violence actually occurs

    • C. 

      C. Take control of the situation and confront the person making the threats

    • D. 

      D. Call the police right away

  • 4. 
    If you are aware that a colleague has a history of violent behavior, you should:
    • A. 

      A. Tell your Manager or Human Resources.

    • B. 

      B. Keep it to yourself as the person has obviously changed and is ok now.

    • C. 

      C. Send out an email to the workforce to advise them so they are aware for their safety.

    • D. 

      D. Confront the person and tell them about the policy and that they should behave in the workplace.

  • 5. 
    If you feel as though you are being harassed, you should:
    • A. 

      A. Document the incidents of harassment

    • B. 

      B. Wait to see if it stops

    • C. 

      C. Tell your manager

    • D. 

      D. A and C only

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

  • 6. 
    My role and responsibility under this policy is to:
    • A. 

      A. Immediately contact Human Resources if aware of harassment or violence

    • B. 

      B. Provide information about a risk of workplace violence from a person with a history of violent behavior

    • C. 

      C. Ensure my behavior does not violate policy by exhibiting positive behavior/attitudes that foster a productive work environment

    • D. 

      D. A and B only

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

  • 7. 
    The following is an example of workplace violence:
    • A. 

      A. A written threat to physically hurt a worker

    • B. 

      B. Making jabbing motions with an knife

    • C. 

      C. Damaging a company laptop because you were angry at your boss

    • D. 

      D. All of the above are examples of workplace violence

    • E. 

      E. None of the above are examples of workplace violence

  • 8. 
    The informal procedure for dealing with harassment includes:
    • A. 

      A. Politely but firmly confronting whoever is doing the harassing to communicate that the behavior is unwelcome and request that it stop

    • B. 

      B. Calling the police

    • C. 

      C. Calling Human Resources to report the issue

    • D. 

      D. Waiting to see if the behavior happens again

  • 9. 
    This policy applies to incidents occurring at the workplace.  What constitutes your workplace?
    • A. 

      A. Your car

    • B. 

      B. Hospital where you are calling on customers

    • C. 

      C. Head office, when you’re there for training

    • D. 

      D. Hotel you’re staying at for the NSM

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

  • 10. 
    What is the intent of the Workplace Violence and Harassment Policy?
    • A. 

      A. To create a climate of understanding and mutual respect for the dignity and worth of every employee

    • B. 

      B. To enable each employee to contribute fully to their self-development and the growth of the company

    • C. 

      C. To protect the right of employees to a workplace free of harassment and violence

    • D. 

      D. To ensure the company meets legal, moral and ethical obligations

    • E. 

      E. All of the above

  • 11. 
    You have been receiving anonymous emails at work that are making you feel very uncomfortable.  You aren’t sure who they are from but they are very sexually explicit and the images display on your screen where everyone can see them.  You are embarrassed and scared to tell anyone as your IT security policy strictly prohibits having images like this on your computer.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      A. Tell your Manager or Human Resources right away.

    • B. 

      B. Don’t tell anyone as you are not sure who’s sending these. If it’s your joker Uncle Joe, you don’t want to get him into trouble or be further embarrassed that it’s a friend or family member of yours who is sending this.

    • C. 

      C. Respond to the email and try to stop these emails on your own.

    • D. 

      D. Do nothing and hope that if anyone sees the images, you can explain the situation so you don’t get in trouble.

  • 12. 
    Zero tolerance for violence or harassment means:
    • A. 

      A. You get a couple of chances and if you still don’t follow the policy, you might be terminated.

    • B. 

      B. If you don’t comply, you will face disciplinary action, up to and including termination, depending on the severity of the offence.

    • C. 

      C. The company takes this very seriously and you will be terminated no matter what.

    • D. 

      D. Violence and harassment will be tolerated.

    • E. 

      E. One of the above but it will depend on the circumstances of the incident or incidences.

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