Mental Health & Well Being in the Workplace
27 July 2018
We know how much time is spent working with our colleagues in the same environment. So it is very important that we have a safe and healthy with Mental Health and overall wellbeing in the workplace. A place that we feel comfortable and able to communicate in a safe manner. A place where we are not afraid to speak openly. Where we feel valued, satisfied and respected in our jobs. This is the kind of place where we will be more productive and committed. Everybody needs and safe workplace.
Violence and Bullying
This occurs in the workplace in many different forms and can result in devastating outcomes for the person who is getting bullied. This can be a much broader problem consisting of many acts of threatening, abusing, assaulting, intimidation, degrading, or humiliating a person in the workplace.
There are different types of bullying and ways in which to do it and some of them include the internet harassment and cyberbullying and negative interaction. Click this link to find out what your citizens rights are.
Some forms of bullying
- Spreading malicious rumours, gossip or innuendos.
- Excluding or isolating someone socially.
- Intimidating a person.
- Undermining or deliberately impeding a person’s work.
- Physically abusing or threatening abuse.
- Making jokes that are obviously offensive by spoken word or email.
- Tampering with a persons belongings or equipment.
If you feel that you are getting bullied in the workplace don’t suffer in silence and speak to a friend or colleague.