Workplace Bullying and Harassment | General Awareness Training
Organisations are required to take all reasonable steps to prevent bullying and harassment in the workplace. Workplace bullying is any repeated and systematic behaviour directed towards an employee or group of employees that may victimise, humiliate, undermine or threaten and which creates a risk to health and safety.
Harassment occurs when someone is made to feel intimidated, insulted or humiliated because of their race, colour, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, sexual preference, or some other characteristic.
This course is suitable for all workers, supervisors and managers across all industries. It examines legal rights and responsibilities of all staff, bullying and harassment behaviours and practical ways to identify, prevent and deal with bullying and harassment in the workplace.
- Legal rights and responsibilities and workplace policies
- Range of bullying and harassment behaviours
- Effects of bullying and harassment on individuals and the organisation
- Possible motivators and triggers for bullying and harassment
- Steps to take in preventing or dealing with bullying and harassment
- By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Explain employer obligations and employee rights and responsibilities under the law;
- Outline relevant workplace policies
- Identify what is and isn’t bullying and harassment behaviour
- Identify the effects of bullying and harassment on the individual and the organisation
- Discuss what to do if you are subject to, or witness bullying and harassment and what may happen if you are accused of such behaviour.
On successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
- 2-3 hours (depending on group size)