Employee psychosocial fact sheet: Work-related violence

This guidance provides employees with information about work-related violence, their duties and what to do if they experience an incident of work-related violence.


What it contains

Work-related violence involves incidents when a person is abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances relating to their work. Work-related violence can come from co-workers, clients, customers, patients, contractors, people in custody and members of the public.

This fact sheet identifies hazards that can increase work-related violence and assists employees to consider the health and safety of themselves and others in the workplace.

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