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Bullying Employers

Bullying Employers

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This guide is for all employers and explains how to handle workplace bullying.
This guide is for all employers and explains how to handle workplace bullying.

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Published by: workcovervictim8242 on Jan 15, 2012
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PREVENTING WORKPLACEBULLYING
A Practical Guide for Employers
 
PREVENTING WORKPLACE BULLYING
 A Practical Guide for Employers
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Workplace bullying is a significant problem in today’s workforce. In 2005 the
Interagency Round Table onWorkplace Bullying
was created to draw on the experience of organisations, non-government and governmentagencies that were involved in the provision of advocacy, information and advice, or investigation of workplacebullying. The following agencies were represented on the Round Table:
DISCLAIMER
This resource has been developed with the assistance of the
Interagency Round Table on Workplace Bullying
.Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this practical guide is free from errorand/or omissions. However it does not substitute for appropriate advice and the authors accept no responsibilityfor any claim that may arise from any person acting on information contained herein.
SafeWork SAEqual OpportunityCommission SAOffice of PublicEmploymentPublic Sector WorkforceRelationsDepartment of FurtherEducation, Employment,Science and Technology
 
PREVENTING WORKPLACE BULLYING
 A Practical Guide for Employers
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Introduction3What is workplace bullying?4Examples of bullying behaviour4What isnt bullying behaviour?5Recognising and removing the risks of workplace bullying5The Four Step Process:Step 1 - Identifying the hazards6Step 2 - Assessing the risks6Step 3 - Controlling the risk factors6Step 4 - Evaluation and review7Health and Safety Representatives and Health and Safety Committees7Complaint Resolution Process8Personal Options8Informal Resolution Process8Formal Investigation Process8Your Legal Obligations10Factors contributing to workplace bullying12Impact of workplace bullying13Consequences for employers13Consequences for individuals13Why bullying goes unreported14Appendices1.Identification checklist152.Guide for developing a policy and procedure163.Overview of relevant legislation17Where to go for further information and assistance19
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