Workplace Violence and Workplace Harassment

  • Issued: June 2010
  • Content last reviewed: November 2013

Everyone should be able to work in a safe and healthy workplace. The Occupational Health and Safety Act sets out roles and responsibilities of workplace parties with respect to workplace violence and workplace harassment, including developing and implementing policies and programs and providing information and instruction on these.

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Video:Workplace Violence and Harassment
 

Ministry of Labour health and safety inspectors discuss employers’ responsibilities around workplace violence and workplace harassment.

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