Code of Practice - Violence, Aggression and Bullying at Work - Western Australia


You will need to comply with this code if you are a person who has a duty to prevent, as far as practicable, hazards at workplaces. This includes employers, employees, self-employed people, safety and health representatives and safety and health committees.

The code focuses on the general principles applying to the prevention and management of violence, aggression and bullying in the workplace. The intent of this code is to provide practical guidance for workplaces where people may be exposed to various forms of workplace violence and aggression including physical assault, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment and bullying.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Code of Practice Violence, Aggression and Bullying at Work 2010 - PDF (Opens in new window) Important

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety


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