Standard 4: You have the structures, practices and culture to ensure an appropriate response to staff and external stakeholders who experience violence, bullying and sexual harassment.
What does a supportive workplace look like?
You ensure you have clear best-practice policies and procedures to support staff who experience sexual harassment and violence.
You are proactive about letting people know their rights and entitlements. You consider whether you have a responsibility to support any stakeholders in a similar way.
You train and support key staff responsible for implementing policies to respond appropriately. You hold leaders accountable for minimising or justifying sexism, harassment or violence in any internal and external communication.
You check in consistently to ensure that staff making complaints or disclosures are supported, that issues raised are always taken seriously and dealt with appropriately and effectively.