Preventing and addressing violence and harassment in the world of work through occupational safety and health measures

The report addresses the widespread issue of violence and harassment in the workplace and emphasizes the need for comprehensive measures, including international conventions and safety protocols, to combat these challenges globally.

The report highlights the pervasive issue of violence and harassment (V&H) in workplaces worldwide, affecting more than one in five employed individuals. It underscores the significant impact of V&H on individuals, enterprises, and society, exacerbated by evolving work conditions like digitalization and work-life balance challenges. The report emphasizes the importance of adopting comprehensive strategies, including the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention (No. 190) and occupational safety and health (OSH) measures, to prevent and address V&H, while also examining different national approaches and the effectiveness of collective bargaining agreements and legal frameworks in tackling this issue.