Preventing Workplace Bullying and Harassment

We all have a right to a safe workplace – bullying and harassment are serious workplace issues. This course provides organisers with information on relevant legislative provisions and safeguards.

About this course:

We all have a right to a safe workplace, bullying and harassment are serious workplace issues.

This course provides organisers with information on relevant legislative provisions and safeguards.

Develop your understanding of the forms workplace bullying and harassment take, as well as the barriers that prevent workers from reporting incidents.

As a union organiser, by comprehending these issues, you can play an active and positive role dealing with bullying and harassment issues that members in your workplace experience.

Course Audience:

Organisers, Delegates and HSRs

Course Delivery:

1 day (in person or via zoom)

Course Cost:

$115.00 via zoom or $220.00 in person (GST inclusive)

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Yes - Digital badge awarded upon completion

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Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Discuss methods to determine the extent of BSHD within their workplaces;
  • Identify the effects of BSHD on individual workers and the workplace environment;
  • Discuss barriers and opportunities to organise workers around creating a BSHD-free workplace;
  • Identify the legislation around BSHD; Discuss what research is telling us about the triggers of BSHD within workplaces are;
  • Describe how workers can initiate a campaign around tackling BSHD at work;
  • Discuss what a preventive approach would look like; Identify the steps in a planning framework;
  • Use an organising approach to build Union WHS structures & processes;
  • Describe how workers and their representatives can interact with the regulators to assist in their organising strategy;
  • Develop an organising plan; and
  • Use an organising plan approach to build Union WHS structures, empower workers and grow our movement.

This course is delivered with the support of The Union Education Foundation (TUEF) and The Australian Government Productivity Education and Training (PET) Fund.