Courtenell Pty Ltd
as Trustee for the Vowles Family Trust
WHS Training Specialists, Sydney, Australia
email@example.com ~ PO Box 622 Broadway NSW 2007
ABN: 42164393628 ~ ACN: 050109281
In order to comply with legal requirements in the WHS Act you should already have a risk management system in your workplace that;
Bullying in the workplace is recognised as a risk to health and safety by the Fair Work Act and the WHS Act so you must include bullying as a hazard to be handled in your risk management system.
All businesses, regardless of size, have a duty under Section 19 of the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act to provide a safe and healthy workplace.
Organisations should take an active approach to managing the risk of bullying in the workplace in order to;
Your risk management system must include consultation with Workers because consultation with workers is mandatory under WHS legislation.
So use your existing consultation arrangement such as HSRs and H&S Committee members to consult with people in your workplace:
Bullying in the workplace can only be handled effectively in your risk management system if all workers are trained in the following matters:
In addition Managers and Supervisors should be trained in:
Those staff who are given the responsibility of investigating workplace bullying allegations should be trained in doing investigations.