Workplace Bullying, Harassment and Stress Claims:
What you need to know and what to do about it
Workplace harassment and bullying is a serious hazard that can cause enormous suffering to the victim and loss to the organization. Workers are entitled to protection from their employer under both occupational health and safety and human rights legislation. Workers may be entitled to compensation if they suffer mental illness as a result of workplace harassment or bullying (under workers, compensation, health benefits or tort law).
When are employees entitled to compensation for workplace bullying and harassment?
What can we do to prevent bullying and harassment in our workplace?
What can we do to address claims of workplace bullying and harassment?
Anyone involved in managing disability, claims and return to work in their organization, including OHNs, OHS Professionals, HR professionals, Operational Managers, Supervisors, Health and Safety Committee Members, Union Representatives, and Small Business Owners.
This workshop contains 1 technical hours which can be applied to certification maintenance points for various professional designations.
About the Presenters
Denise is the Founder and President of DR Health Solutions Ltd. Denise has been an active consultant in the North American health and wellness industries since 1990. A retired nurse, today she continues to provide effective solutions to clients that are industry leading. Her passion for wellness has made her a sought-after consultant and speaker in health wellness.
She has over 25 years’ experience in the provision of custom solutions for businesses and individuals to enhance the engagement of their employees leading to high levels of participation. Her strengths as an Occupational Health & Safety Consultant include her experience to develop the Proprietary Wellness Audit. She has a proven ability to successfully address workers’ compensation claims in a manner that is both fair and equitable for the worker and cost effective for the employer, essentially saving employers thousands in claim costs. Visit website
Elizabeth is the Founder and President of Hale Health and Safety Solutions. She is a Psychological Health and Safety Consultant who brings over 20 years of experience in occupational health and safety and workplace mental health combined with experience in disability and claims management. She is known for navigating complex and controversial issues in health and safety, making them easier to understand and helping clients see a clear path forward. As a result, her work helps clients significantly reduce their incidents and claims costs, while improving their business results.
Elizabeth was Project Manager for the creation of the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and is a sought-after speaker and trainer on psychological health and safety and leadership. Read full bio