Safety of personnel should be foremost in determining the initial response to an act of violence or threat. Each threat, alleged threat, or act of violence must be assessed and managed according to the particular circumstances presented.
Security Incident Report (SIR) – A threat or act of workplace violence constitutes a security incident. The incident shall be reported to the Security Operations Unit (SOU) by completing and delivering the SIR within 24 hours. The report shall be completed by the employee involved in the incident, or any supervisor or manager of the affected department. It is the responsibility of the department head, manager, or supervisor informed of the incident to ensure the submission of the completed SIR.