Workplace Violence Prevention

Workplace Violence Prevention Plan

The Corona-Norco Unified School District is committed to providing a safe and welcoming working environment for all staff members. Per Labor Code section 6401.9, workplace violence is defined as any act of violence or threat of violence that occurs in a place of employment. This includes staff to staff, student to staff, or person to staff.

Workplace violence, includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • The threat or use of physical force against an employee that results in, or has a high likelihood of resulting in, injury, psychological trauma, or stress, regardless of whether the employee sustains an injury.

  • An incident involving a threat or use of a firearm or other dangerous weapon, including the use of common objects as weapons, regardless of whether the employee sustains an injury.

  • The four types of workplace violence defined in Labor Code section 6401.9.

Note: Workplace violence does not include lawful acts of self-defense or defense of others.

What are the 4 types of workplace violence?

  • Type 1 Violence: Committed by a person who has no legitimate business at the worksite and includes violent acts by anyone who enters the workplace or approaches workers with the intent to commit a crime.

  • Type 2 Violence: Directed at employees by customers, clients, patients, students, inmates, or visitors.

  • Type 3 Violence: Against an employee by a present or former employee, supervisor, or manager.

  • Type 4 Violence: Committed in the workplace by a person who does not work there but has or is known to have had a personal relationship with an employee.

How can I report workplace violence?

I reported workplace violence, what happens next?

  • Staff members who report workplace violence should not fear retaliation. 

  • All employee reports will be investigated. 

  • Individuals who made report and provide personal information can expect to be contacted.

Workplace Violence Prevention Plan (WVPP)

No form of violence in the workplace will be tolerated and CNUSD will make every effort to prevent violent incidents from occurring by implementing a Workplace Violence Prevention Program. Click the link below to view the Workplace Prevention Plan. Please note: This plan is a living document and will be updated throughout the school year. 

Last updated: June 26, 2024