April 20, 2023

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Course Description

The new unified Code of Practice for Employers and Employees on The Prevention and Resolution of Bullying at Work has come into full effect.

This one day course will show you the legal aspects of bullying in the workplace, including how it is defined, legal requirements in dealing with bullying, and how to reduce legal liability. The course will also show you the management side, in order to prevent it happening, both formally and informally, essential lines of communication, and how to resolve the issue.

This course provides practical guidance for employers on identifying and preventing bullying at work from a highly experienced Barrister at law. All attendees will gain an opportunity to ask specific questions on how to resolve a wide range of issues. All attendees will also receive a full course pack which may prove invaluable after the course.

Course Course

Introduction to the new code

What is harassment and bullying at work

o What is harassment at work?

o What is bullying at work?

o What is not bullying at work?

o How does bullying manifest itself within workplaces?

o What are the legal requirements in dealing with complaints of bullying at work?

o Who are the essential stakeholders in preventing bullying at work?

o What are the effects of bullying at work and how to reduce legal liability

Management of bullying at work

o Prevention

o Preventative measures/actions

o Contact person role

Intervention in workplace bullying

o Informal process

o Formal process

Conclusion of formal process and follow up

o If internal procedures do not resolve a bullying complaint

o Communications of outcomes

Role of the HSA and the WRC

o Role of the HSA and the WRC in the Prevention of Workplace Bullying

o Other legal avenues for bullying complaints; personal injuries cases

Who Should Attend

This course has been designed for owners, managers, team leaders, CEO’s, directors as well as HR professionals, operations managers and line managers within any public or private sector organisation


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €465 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €565. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. The course cost includes all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.

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