Need To Prevent Harassment at Workplace

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Need To Prevent Harassment at Workplace

Often it has been observed that workers are harassed in the hands of authorities. But for the very first time, it has been revealed by a survey that about one million of Britons became victims of harassment, both physically and emotionally in the work place.

The survey was conducted by the researchers of Cardiff University. It has been highlighted that in every workplace, about 4.7% of the workers are physical tortured while 22.3% were disrespected, and 27% were subjected to negligence.

About 3,979 workers were contacted for the survey. The findings of the survey will be presented at a London conference by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The results of the survey clearly show as to how a worker is harassed and how it affects his working.

It has come to light that many health workers are ill treated by their own patients. In one incident, a surgeon was brutally beaten up by his patient, who not only hit him hard but also wrecked his room.

The researchers have informed that when it comes to harassment, there are about 72% chances of a worker being harassed by an outsider like a patient, customer or client. However, in the private sector, staff is at higher risk of being assaulted by their own colleagues.

According to the findings of the survey, workers at the post of manager are at higher risk of being assaulted. These workers are made to work more than required, which mentally tortures them. In many cases, it has been found that the staff is subjected to rude behavior, which is also regarded as harassment.

From time to time, many organizations come up with certain policies with the aim of protecting their staff from harassment. But unfortunately, these policies are falling flat. It is hoped that the findings of the survey would help the authorities in taking certain steps which could prevent a worker from experiencing harassment in the workplace.


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