2HarassmentHarassment in a workplace is ANY conduct, which makes another person feel uncomfortable, inadequate, embarrassed or threatened in ANY way.Such conduct must stop and never be repeated when; the victim makes it known to others that the conduct is perceived as OBJECT ABLE.
3Sea Cadet’s Definition Harassment is a form of discrimination that involves unwelcome advances, and other verbal or physical conduct when submission to or rejection of such conduct is made a condition of a persons’ position or job, or when such conduct interferes with an individual’s performance or creates an intimidating hostile or offensive atmosphere
5Sexual HarassmentIs the infringement of a person’s human rights to be able to work in an environment free unwanted sexual attention or pressure.
6Sexual Harassment may take the form of: Verbal AbuseTeasing, Whistling or InsultsDemands for Dates or Sexual FavorsRemakes about someone’s clothing or bodyUnwanted touching
7Other Types of Harassment Telling “dirty jokes”Rude gesturesName-callingTeasingHazingForced participation in activities which the person does not want to participate
8Traffic Light System of Behavior Green LightPerformance CounselingTouching that is institutional in nature, showing concernA polite complimentFriendly conversation
9Traffic Light System of Behavior Yellow LightWhistlingQuestions about ones personal lifeExplicit commentsSuggestive posters or calendarsOff-color jokesFoul Language
10Traffic Light System of Behavior Red LightExplicit pictures or remarksUsing your status to get datesObscene letters or commentsSexual assaultRape
11Fraternization Definition Basically spend time with people: to spend time with other people socially, especially people with whom you should not be friendlyBasicallyYou earn your positions and you earn your privileges
12Hazing“Hazing” refers to any activity expected of someone joining a group (or to maintain full status in a group) that humiliates, degrades or risks emotional and/or physical harm, regardless of the person's willingness to participate. In years past, hazing practices were typically considered harmless pranks or comical antics associated with young men in college fraternities.
13Hazing Hazing is a problem for fraternities and sororities primarily Hazing is no more than foolish pranks that sometimes go awryAs long as there's no malicious intent, a little hazing should be O.K.Hazing is an effective way to teach respect and develop disciplineIf someone agrees to participate in an activity, it can't be considered hazingIt's difficult to determine whether or not a certain activity is hazing--it's such a gray area sometimes.
14What to Do?? Use one’s Chain of Command If continues inform that next in command that you want to speak to some one higher upIf nothing else works one may always go to the Commanding OfficerKeep in mind that the Commanding Officer will investigate to whether the Chain of Command was usedComplains can be written or verbalBut never use or the phone to place a complaint
15Hazing If you have to ask if it's hazing, it is. If in doubt, call your advisor/coach/national office. If you won't pick up the phone, you have your answer. Don't B.S. yourself.If you haze, you have low self-esteem.If you allow hazing to occur, you are a 'hazing enabler.’Failure to stop hazing will result in death...