Bullying and violence
Information on bullying and violence in the workplace
In WA each year an average of 600 workers compensation claims are lodged for time off arising from workplace violence and bullying. If unreasonable or inappropriate behaviour exists, or the potential for it is identified, there is a high risk of psychological and/or physical harm.
Frequently asked questions
- What is workplace bullying?
- What can you do about workplace bullying?
- Is workplace violence and aggression a work issue or a police issue?
- What can employers do to prevent violence and aggression at work?
More frequently asked questions about bullying and violence can be found here.
Everything you need to know
Enquires about bullying or conflict in the workplace
Please contact the call centre for more information on how to lodge a complaint about bullying.
Fair Work Commission
A worker may apply to the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) for an order to stop bullying at work from continuing. This right comes from the Fair Work Act 2009 (the Fair Work Act).
To obtain more information about this please refer to:
Guide - Anti-workplace bullying; or
call the Fair Work Commission on 1300 799 675
- Related publications and downloads
- Dealing with bullying at work (English)-Guidance note
- Armed hold-ups and cash handling
- Violence aggression and bullying at work - Code
- Dealing with bullying-guide for workers-Chinese-Guidance note
- Dealing with bullying -guide for workers-Malay-Guidance note
- Checklist for inspecting workplace bullying
- Checklist for violence and agression