Work-related violence is any incident in which a person is abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances relating to their work.
Examples of work-related violence include:
Workers can be exposed to work-related violence from a range of sources.
What is workplace bullying?
Workplace bullying is defined as repeated and unreasonable behaviour directed towards a worker or a group of workers, that creates a risk to health and safety.
Repeated behaviour refers to the persistent nature of the behaviour and can involve a range of behaviours over time.
Unreasonable behaviour means behaviour that a reasonable person, having considered the circumstances, would see as unreasonable, including behaviour that is victimising, humiliating, intimidating or threatening.
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