The Personal Safety Response Team Overview

The University of Vermont maintains a Personal Safety Response Team to support the University's goal of promoting a safe working environment through prevention, education and coordination of efforts to identify and intervene with employees who are at risk for violating UVM's Personal Safety and Security Policy.

Guiding Principles

Primary Functions of the Team

Team Composition

Personal Safety Response Team

This team's primary responsibility is to provide timely response to urgent personal safety issues concerning UVM faculty and staff.

  1. University Police Services
  2. Human Resource Services:
  3. Office of the General Counsel
  4. Employee Assistance Program

*Other members of the University community may be asked to attend on an as needed basis.

Personal Safety Planning Team

This team's primary responsibility is to review non-urgent cases, gather and analyze data and provide continuous quality improvement feedback for policy, procedural and educational/prevention efforts.

  1. Risk Management Office
  2. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Office
  3. Provost's Office - Faculty Labor Relations
  4. University Police Services
  5. Human Resource Services
  6. Office of the General Counsel
  7. Employee Assistance Program

*Other members of the University community may be asked to attend on an as-needed basis.

UVM Policy on Personal Safety and Security

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