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College-wide Policies

Workplace Safety

Responsible office
Finance & Administration
Responsible party
Director of human resources
Last revision
March 2017
Approved by
The Cabinet
Approval date
August 2013
Effective date
August 2013
Last review
March 2017
Additional references
Colorado HB 13-1162, A Bill for an Act Concerning Allowing A Law-Abiding Person to Carry Concealed Handgun Without a Permit; CO Rev. Stats § 18-1-901; § 18-12-108.5; Campus Safety/Fire Safety Information Handbook

Scope

All financial and administrative policies involving community members across campus are within the scope of this policy. If there is variance between departmental expectations and the common approach described through college policy, the college will look to the campus community to support the spirit and the objectives of college policy.

Policy

Colorado College is committed to creating and maintaining an environment that is safe, respectful, and conducive for learning and working. Accordingly, the college expressly forbids and will not tolerate or condone any conduct that threatens, intimidates, or coerces other employees, students, customers, or any member of the public at any time.   

The college also forbids weapons of any kind to be brought onto campus, including but not limited to firearms, ammunition, pellet guns, airguns, paintball guns, stun guns, tasers, smoke devices, bows/arrows, swords, large knives, explosives, and fireworks. 

All threats, or actual incidences  of violence, both direct and indirect, should be reported as soon as possible to  Campus Safety.  This includes threats by employees, students, customers, vendors, solicitors, or other members of the public.  When reporting a threat of violence, you should be as specific and detailed as possible. 

All suspicious individuals or activities should be reported as soon as possible by calling Campus Safety.   

Anyone determined to be responsible for threats or actual incidences of violence or other conduct that is in violation of this policy will be subject to prompt disciplinary action up and including termination of employment.

Procedures

None