Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace
  • Duration: 2 hours

Synopsis of Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace

This course is designed to give the learner an introductory overview of bullying and harassment in the workplace, types of harassment and how an employer can put systems in place to minimize bullying from occurring.

Employers need to understand that they are responsible for preventing bullying and harassment – they’re liable for any harassment suffered by their employees.

Anti-bullying and harassment policies can help prevent problems. As has produced a booklet for employers, including advice on setting up a policy as well as how to recognize, deal with and prevent bullying and harassment.

Bullying and harassment is behavior that makes someone feel intimidated or offended. Harassment is unlawful under the Equality Act 2010.

Bullying itself is not against the law, but harassment is. This is when the unwanted behavior is related to age or sex or disability or gender reassignment or marriage and civil partnership or pregnancy and maternity or race or religion or belief or sexual orientation.


Course Contents

Module 1: Introduction to Bullying and Harassment

  • Introduction
  • What is bullying?
  • What bullying isn’t
  • How bullying affects a business

Module 2: Legislation and Identification

  • Bullying & Harassment and the law
  • Examples of harassment in the workplace
  • Recognizing bullying

Module 3: Preventing Bullying and Harassment

  • Bullying prevention
  • Risk assessment
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Complaints procedure

Module 4: Counselling and Rehabilitation

  • Access to counseling
  • Rehabilitation
  • Monitor and review
  • Course Conclusion

References

https://www.unison.org.uk/content/uploads/2013/07/On-line-Catalogue216953.pdf

https://ben.org.uk/ben-blog/bullying-in-the-workplace/?gclid=Cj0KCQjw6fvdBRCbARIsABGZ-vSfmp3TQvKUBuOQvylsd2QKzc4ccEu6Y2x4-QjeXg8lsHUa1x15E_oaAkPyEALw_wcB

https://www.bullying.co.uk/bullying-at-work/

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/minds-business/workplace-bullying-may-be-linked-to-long-term-health-issues.html

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/workplace-mental-health/work-and-stress/#.W78S1WhKiUk


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