Civility Matters

 

Bullying and incivility is a major problem in workplaces, homes, schools, and online. SafeCare BC and its members can play a role in creating safe, healthy, and civil workplaces. Below you will find some resources that will help you, your co-workers, and staff.

 

Watch our Civility Matters! webinar

Learn more from our webinar panelists, as they discuss the importance of civility in the workplace, and strategies that both employers and staff can use to create a better work environment.

How Incivility Can Impact Your Workplace: Q&A with Dr. Heather Cooke

Why You Should Stand Up to Incivility: Q&A with Rhonda Croft

How One Organization is Responding to Workplace Incivility: Q&A with Trish Giesbrecht

 

Respectful Workplace Resources

LearningHub’s Respectful Workplace eLearning Course (this online course should take 30 minutes to complete).

Note: If you haven’t taken a course through the LearningHub, you will have to create an account before being able to register. 


Words Matter
Language is not always intended to exclude a person or a group, but it may unintentionally have that effect. Becoming conscious of how language impacts others can help prevent feelings of exclusion and discomfort in the workplace. This guide that sets out some key guiding principles and suggestions to support using inclusive language. This resource could be used by managers and leaders. Click to learn more.


Bullying Checklist
When it comes to workplace incivility and bullying, are you part of the problem? Review the questions in the checklist and tick-off those situations that you have actively participated in. Remember that bullying is repeated and persistent unreasonable behavior and not necessarily a one-time occurrence only! This self-reflection tool is good for everyone, regardless of your role. Learn more.


A Handbook on Preventing and Addressing Workplace Bullying and Harassment

Includes the definition of bullying and harassment in the workplace, outlines workplaces’ legal obligations, and provides information on how to identify, address, and prevent bullying and harassment. (Provided by WorkSafe BC). Learn more.


Bullying and Harassment Prevention Toolkit

Resources and templates provided by WorkSafe BC to help employers and employees identify, address, and prevent bullying and harassment in the workplace. Resources include policy statement templates, FAQs, posters, and fact sheets. Learn more.


Frequently Asked Questions: The National Standard of Canada – Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

The Standard is a document that outlines a systematic approach to develop and sustain a psychologically healthy and safe workplace. It focuses on mental illness prevention and mental health promotion. The Standard is intended for everyone, whether or not they live with a mental illness. Learn more.


Psychological Health and Safety Standard (CSA-Z1003-13)

The Standard is a document that outlines a systematic approach to develop and sustain a psychologically healthy and safe workplace. It focuses on mental illness prevention and mental health promotion. Learn more.