Workplace bullying: A guide for employers (PDF version)

How to prevent and respond to workplace bullying.


Workplace bullying definition

Workplace bullying is repeated, unreasonable behaviour directed at an employee or group of employees that creates a risk to health and safety.

What it contains

WorkSafe's workplace bullying guide for employers can help employers implement measures to eliminate or reduce workplace bullying, so far as is reasonably practicable.

The guide includes chapters on:

  • workplace bullying and the law
  • preventing workplace bullying
  • responding to workplace bullying
  • what to do if workplace bullying happens to you

The workplace bullying guide also includes a bullying risk indicator tool and the details of agencies that can provide employers and employees with advice and assistance.