Louisiana Department of Education                                              Employee Policies

Special School District (SSD)                                                           Effective Date: 8/12/2013


Violence in the Workplace






This policy applies to all LSS employees. SSP Central Office staff will follow this policy and any procedures established by LSDVI. Other SSP employees will follow DOE policy and any policies or procedures established by the facility to which they are assigned. SSP employees must report violence, or threats of violence, even threats that come from outside the facility, to the Regional Coordinator, in addition to any facility reporting requirements.




It shall be the policy of SSD to maintain a violence-free workplace. Acts and threats of violence are prohibited. As a school district, we are responsible for the safety of the students entrusted to our care, in addition to our employees and visitors.


Individual Responsibilities


In the interest of protecting not only our employees, but also the students entrusted to our care, and visitors, everyone has a responsibility to:



Facility Responsibilities


LSDVI and LSEC will establish site-specific procedures to address actual and potential incidents of violence in the workplace.