Presentation on theme: "A DDRESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE : BC PERSPECTIVES."— Presentation transcript:
A DDRESSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE : BC PERSPECTIVES
T ONY M C N AUGHTON
D OMESTIC V IOLENCE D EATH R EVIEW P ANEL … develop a model, in collaboration with WorkSafeBC, for use by employers to provide protection to employees from domestic violence in the workplace.
F ILLING THE GAP Recognizing the signs of domestic violence Supporting workers Understanding legal obligations Taking action to keep workplaces safe
L EARNING AND BUILDING
T HE TOOL KIT H ANDBOOK F ACT SHEETS A WARENESS MATERIALS M ULTIMEDIA RESOURCES
C HALLENGES The conundrum of gender inclusivity Defining domestic violence Domestic violence as an OHS issue?
A WORK IN PROGRESS International uptake – universal handbook Translations – Traditional and Simplified Chinese, French, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Punjabi, Hindi, and Tagalog Raising awareness Video interview – from a survivors perspective Multimedia training tool
L ESSONS LEARNED A complex process Involve stakeholders and experts early Crystallize the point
D ISCUSSION POINTS Measuring the effectiveness of our work Bridging gaps for smaller workplaces Strategies for reinforcing domestic violence as an OHS concern