Dangerous, Disruptive or Disturbing Employee
- Call 9-1-1 immediately.
If you encounter a disruptive or disturbing employee (without immediate concern for safety):
- Attempt to deescalate the situation; offer to find someone to assist in problem-solving; meet and work on a solution.
- Consult with the HRS Employee Relations Office and notify your supervisor.
- If needed, consult with the Employee Assistance Program.
- Work with your supervisor and the HRS Employee Relations Office to develop a plan.
- Implement the plan and follow up with recommended resources and your supervisor.
- Document your actions and conversations.
If your encounter a troubled employee (without immediate concern for safety):
- Consult the Employee Assistance Program and Employee Relations.
- Address the situation directly and how it relates to the positions; have someone else present with the two of you.
- Do not make promises of confidentiality.
- Refer employee to campus and community mental health resources.
Source: Human Resources Services
University Police: (352) 392-1111
Employee Assistance Program: (352) 392-5787
HRS Employee Relations: (352) 392-1072
Office of Victim Services: (352) 392-5648
Alachua County Crisis Center: (352) 264-6789
UFHR Wellness Website
Version Date: 08/2016