Work-related violence risk control measures selection tool

A tool to help employers control the risks of work-related violence in different workplace scenarios.
Last updated

Oct 2020

Reading level

medium

File type and size

PDF, 131.8 kB

Document length

10 pages

Definition of work-related violence

Work-related violence involves incidents in which a person is abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances relating to their work. This definition covers a broad range of actions and behaviours that can create a risk to the health and safety of employees. It includes behaviour sometimes described as acting out, challenging behaviour and behaviours of concern.

What it contains

This tool can assist employers to control the risks of work-related violence in different workplace scenarios.

The tool is for situations when elimination of the risk is not reasonably practicable or successful, and further measures are required to control or reduce the risk to an acceptable level.