Correct Answers

1. Workplace violence is defined under the Act as, physical assault or the threat of physical assault.

True

2. Examples of workplace harassment includes, pushing and shoving a person.

False

3. Swearing and using offensive language can be considered a form of verbal abuse.

True

4. You must cooperate during an investigation of workplace violence and harassment and maintain confidentiality.

True

5. Each person has the right to be treated fairly and respectfully in the workplace.

True

6. When approaching someone regarding a workplace situation, you should focus on the person not on the behaviour.

False

7. Unresolved conflict can lead to harassment

True

8. Workplace gossip is usually harmless and is not a concern.

False

9. Non-verbal bullying includes:

Only a) & b)

10. If you feel you are being harassed, bullied, or intimidated you should:

Report to a supervisor or manager

11. A reasonable action taken by an employer or supervisor relating to the management and direction of workers or the workplace.

Is not harassment

12. The impact of violence and harassment on the workplace includes:

All of the above

13. The more you listen to gossip, the more you encourage it.

True

14. It is a good rule to always document any incidents of harassment or bullying.

True

15. When working alone you should:

All of the above

16. Worker’s personal relationships and problems can also be brought to the workplace, however this is not the concern of the employer.

False

17. Under-reporting of workplace harassment and bullying is common because it may be seen as overreacting because there is no physical injury.

True

18. Conflict can be constructive and creative if handled properly.

True

19. Passive aggressive people are very upfront and honest about their thoughts and feelings.

False

20. Negativity includes spreading rumors, bad mouthing co-workers, management and the organization.

True