ABC does not tolerate sexual assault, or other sexual assaults of any kind
against employees or visitors.ABC
provides education and prevention programs for all employees. All sexual
assault complaints will be investigated and appropriate disciplinary action
is committed to maintaining a safe work environment free from sexual assaults.
principles, and procedures of ABC.
compel by the use of physical force or a threat, express or implied, that puts
a person in fear of immediate death or injury to oneself, or another person, or
in fear that he/she or another person will immediately be kidnapped.
person is deemed incapable of consent when he/she is: 1) less than sixteen
years old; 2) mentally handicapped; 3) mentally incapacitated; or 4) physically
unconscious person who is physically unable to indicate an unwillingness to act
exposure of genitalia in a lewd manner in a public or a private place that is
intercourse by forced coercion or with someone incapable of consenting.
of genitalia or other intimate parts of another person by forcible coercion or
with someone incapable of consenting.
lewdness, rape, sexual abuse, and sodomy.
conduct between unmarried persons, consisting of contact between the penis and
the anus, the mouth and the penis, or the mouth and the vulva, by forcible
compulsion or with someone incapable of consenting.
of sexual assault should report the incident to Occupational Health and Safety
or the Police, to seek medical care, and to file a complaint and/or pursue
sexual assault complaints will be investigated and appropriate disciplinary
action taken.ABC will provide health
care, counseling, and other services for employees and visitors who are victims
of sexual assaults.
ABC Code of Conduct contains the policies, regulations, and procedures for
victims of sexual assault that include, but are not limited to the following:
right to bring a representative not connected to the case to any proceeding.
right to a confidential hearing.
right to choose to file a formal compliant.
right to pursue criminal or civil charges.
right to appeal a decision of ABC not to pursue charges.
right to appeal an agreement between ABC and a defendant if dissatisfied with
right to keep one’s sexual conduct out of the hearing unless fairness to the
accused requires this information.
right to never be in the same as the accused.
right to know the resolution of the case.
an employee commits a sexual assault Occupational Health will help the
complainant by assessing the administrative penalties and/or remedies
Care Services After an Assault
of any sexual assault are advised to seek health care services offered by ABC.
considering criminal action must seek medical care as soon as possible.Individuals must not bathe, shower, or change
their clothes before admitting themselves to a Health Care Center.
should report any assaults to Occupational Health and Safety or the
Police.Individuals have the options to
report an assault and file a complaint.Individuals who report an assault may request transportation to medical
and/or psychological care.
a complaint is NOT reporting an incident. A complaint is a request that ABC
investigate the incident.
who file a complaint with Occupational Health and Safety can either make
appointment or submit a written complaint.
must be filed within from the date of the violation.
encourages all victims to press charges against their assailants.
have the option to report the incident without filing a formal criminal
complaint.ABC will not conduct an
investigation unless a formal complaint is filed.
and understand the Sexual Assault Policy.
Health and Safety
ABC's Code of Conduct.Assist victims of
sexual assault to: 1) make a report; 2) file a complaint; 3) file criminal
charges with the appropriate law enforcement agency.