Division:

Human Resources (HR)

Title:

Standard Operating Procedures

Procedure:

POLYGRAPH GUIDELINES

Original Effective Date:

 

Revised Effective Date:

Reviewed 4/10

 

 

Polygraph Guidelines

 

 

1.       Polygraphs may be allowed in very rare situations involving an investigation conducted by management.

 

2.       An employee may be disciplined for unacceptable personal conduct up to and including dismissal for refusing to take a polygraph exam as part of a reasonable management investigation.

 

3.       The results cannot be used in the grievance process or in a court of law.

 

Contact the DHHS Employee Relations Section before proceeding with any polygraph examination.