Respect at work

Workplace sexual harassment is a work health and safety issue – and it’s preventable.

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1 in 3 Australians have experienced sexual harassment at work in the past 5 years, according to a 2022 Australian Human Rights Commission report.

Sexual harassment occurs in every industry and at every level, regardless of business size.

Businesses are responsible for health and safety in their workplace – including preventing sexual harassment.

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Respect at work strategy

This strategy sets out SafeWork NSW’s four-year plan for the prevention of gender-based harmful behaviours across NSW workplaces, with an initial focus on sexual harassment.

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