Workplace bullying risk indicator

A tool to help employers identify and control the risk of bullying in the workplace.


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 risk indicator tool highlights key work-related factors employers need to consider when identifying the risk of bullying in a workplace.

The tool includes a risk scale, provides a checklist of work-related factors that can lead to bullying and offers control measures that might help prevent and respond to bullying.

The bullying risk indicator tool provides information on the following work-related factors:

  • work stressors
  • leadership styles
  • systems of work
  • workplace relationships
  • workforce characteristics

Related pages

This information is from 'Workplace bullying: A guide for employers'. The complete guide is available in two formats.

Website version PDF guide