Work-related gendered violence including sexual harassment

A guide for employers on preventing and responding to work-related gendered violence and work-related sexual harassment.
Last updated

Mar 2020

Reading level

medium

File Type and Size

PDF, 3.5 MB

Document Length

20 pages

What it contains

Work-related gendered violence is a serious occupational health and safety issue.

This guide discusses legal duties relating to work-related gendered violence and work-related sexual harassment under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 and the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.

It also contains information about:

  • what work-related gendered violence and work-related sexual harassment are, with examples of what these behaviours might look like
  • who's at risk and how it affects people
  • approaches to preventing work-related gendered violence
  • systems for responding to work-related gendered violence

The guide includes case studies showing ways to prevent and address work-related gendered violence.