IHE is committed to ensuring all students enjoy learning in an environment which is free of sexual misconduct and/or harassment, and in which all students are treated with respect. There will be zero tolerance for any acts of sexual misconduct and/or harassment at our training sites.
This policy applies to all dealings between students, with instructors, suppliers and those working in contractual relationships.
Sexual Misconduct and/or Harassment is defined as any unwelcome attention or action of a sexual nature including verbal, visual or physical conduct which has the intent or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s or group’s work or performance.
Sexual Misconduct and/or Harassment refers to a spectrum of non-consensual sexual contact and behaviour including the following:
More specifically, sexual misconduct and/or harassment occurs when:
The above definitions of sexual misconduct and/ or harassment must be directly related to incidents our training sites or where training is being conducted and are not meant to inhibit free speech provided it is respectful, or interactions or relationships based on mutual consent or normal social contact between students.
Harassment is no way to be construed where there is the proper discipline or other actions, or communications associated with the performance of student. Neither is this policy meant to inhibit free speech or interfere with normal social relations nor does it apply to situations that occur outside of company property.
“Complainant” is the person who believes he/she is, or has been harassed;
“Respondent” is the person who is alleged to have harassed the complainant.