Policy GBGD: Weapons in the Workplace


  1. Districts strictly prohibit the possession of weapons or dangerous instruments in the workplace or on District premises. The Districts reserve the right to inspect all premises for weapons. Weapons include, but are not limited to, firearms, including BB gun, whether loaded or unloaded; any knife (excluding a small pen or pocket knife not to exceed 3”); a switchblade or other knife having an automatic spring release; a stiletto; any police baton or nightstick; or any martial arts weapon or electronic defense weapon.


Legal Reference: MGL Ch. 269; Sec. 10(j)
MGL Ch. 71; Sec. 37H
Related Policy: GBGB: Violence in the Workplace