Although we think of bullying as an interpersonal issue, between one employee to another, studies have shown that there are broader environmental factors at play. Poor organisation culture and a lack of proper leadership have been revealed as the main drivers of bullying in the workplace, by BeyondBlue.
Some industries are at a higher risk than others and unfortunately construction workers are one of the most at risk.
BeyondBlue highlights that employers can implement strategies to improve the culture and increase mental health awareness in the workplace.
When it comes to mental health issues related to workplace stress, prevention is better than cure.
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