(June 16/15) The restaurant industry strives to create a safe work environment for all employers, employees and customers. Restaurants Canada urges employers to understand the rules in their province, and implement clear policies that help counter workplace violence and harassment.

We’ve put together useful links and fact sheets from the federal government and each province to help you understand what’s required of you to ensure a safe work environment.

Guide to violence prevention in the work place

Preventing violence and harassment at the workplace

Workplace Violence and Harassment: Understanding the Law

British Columbia
Tips to mitigate and manage workplace violence (Coming soon)
WorkSafeBC Website: Bullying & Harassment
WorkSafeBC Website: Violence Prevention

Guideline for preventing harassment and violence in the workplace

New Brunswick
Workplace harassment policy
Safety Services New Brunswick: Workplace violence prevention

Newfoundland and Labrador
Preventing workplace violence
Workplace Violence Prevention Requirements

Nova Scotia
A Workplace Violence Prevention Strategy for Nova Scotia

Guide to the prevention of workplace violence

Quebec Workplace Violence and Harassment Laws

General information
Harassment Prevention Guide (Coming soon)
Guide to Developing a Violence Policy Statement (Coming soon)


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