On the Job


Workplace Harassment and Discrimination

The university is committed to maintaining learning and working environments that are free from all forms of harassment and discrimination. Each member of the community is responsible for fostering civility, for being familiar with this policy, and for refraining from conduct that violates this policy. The university anti-harassment policy , policy against sexual harassment, and policy on accommodation for disabled persons all support this university-wide commitment. Further, the Office of Institutional Equity provides leadership for university efforts to promote institutional equity and a diverse university community.

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FASAP) is the employee assistance program for employees of the Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System. FASAP is a life management resource that assists employees to identify and manage challenging issues, in healthy ways. FASAP provides suitable resources to assist employees with the pressures and difficulties they may encounter over the course of their employment with Johns Hopkins. The goal of the program is to assist employees through difficult times and help them to develop a plan to remedy concerns. The detailed policy governing FASAP is available in the Personnel Policy Manual.

Workplace Violence

The formal policy addressing campus violence and the policy on sexual assault procedures reinforce the university’s commitment to supporting our employees and students with a safe learning and working environment. Additional tools and resources through Safe at Hopkins are also available.

Grievance Procedures

The university's grievance procedure is designed to provide prompt and orderly resolution of complaints or disputes arising in the course of employment. Go to the formal grievance procedure policy for more information. In addition, the Appeal Process Form can be found on the Forms page of this site, and grievance advisers can be found in the A-Z HR Staff directory.

On the Job Safety

The Department of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) is responsible for promoting the health and safety of the Johns Hopkins community through effective occupational and environmental management practices.

HSE provides services and leadership in the areas of medical surveillance and environmental monitoring, the treatment of occupational illness and injuries, fire safety, biological safety, chemical safety, laboratory safety, facility and equipment safety, employee safety training programs and the payment and adjudication of worker's compensation claims.

As part of HSE, both East Baltimore and Homewoord Occupational Health Services supports the Johns Hopkins University in the pursuit of a quality work environment that is free from recognized health, safety, and environment risks and is in compliance with applicable regulations.

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