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Document ID (ISN)102265
CIS number 03-1500
ISBN(s) 2-87112-092-7
Year 2003
Convention or series no. Législation en pratique 16
Author(s) Everaert K., Van Heuverswyn K.
Title Violence, bullying and sexual harassment at work
Original title Violence et harcèlement moral ou sexuel au travail [in French]
Bibliographic information PREVENT, rue Gachard 88, Bte 4, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, 2003. 23p. Price: EUR 12.95.
Internet access 03-1500.pdf [in French]
Abstract This guide presents the scope of application of the Law of 11 June 2002 on the protection of workers against violence, bullying or sexual harassment which came into force in Belgium on 1 July 2002. It outlines the responsibilities as specified by the law, the role of the occupational safety and health advisor and of the trusted advisor with respect to bullying, the protection of workers and penalties. It also proposes a practical step-by-step approach for implementing a policy for the prevention of bullying. Appendices include examples of an information notice aimed at workers, an enterprise policy statement and a form for notifying undesirable behaviour at the workplace.
Descriptors (primary) Belgium; legal aspects; plant safety and health organization; sexual harassment; violence; bullying
Descriptors (secondary) safety and health personnel; psychology and sociology; responsibilities; legislation; penalties; human behaviour
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Sexual harassment
Bullying and mobbing
Violence and terrorism