Workplace violence and health and safetyRelation between workplace harassment and workplace health and safetyBy Stuart Rudner04/16/2014|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 04/16/2014 Question: If an employee is harassed or threatened by another employee at work, this raises concerns about harassment and workplace violence. Does this also relate to an employer’s obligations under occupational health and safety legislation or are these things usually kept separate legally? Answer: Any time an employee is harassed, threatened or subjected to violence at work, it will relate to an employer’s obligation to provide a safe workplace. That obligation, in turn, relates to occupational health and safety legislation, so the issues are certainly not separate. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.