This special report is designed to help you shoulder that burden by explaining the law on workplace violence and harassment, the duty to address these hazards under the OHS and other laws and the liability risks if employers fail to fulfi ll this duty. It also tells you how to:
- Assess the risk of violence and harassment in your workplace by getting feedback from workers and supervisors;
- Draft a workplace violence and harassment policy; Discipline workers for engaging in violence or harassment without exposing the company to liability; and
- Get senior management to commit to addressing violence and harassment in the workplace.