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Workplace Bullying is defined as repeated and unreasonable behaviour directed towards a worker or group of workers that creates a risk to health and safety. Examples of bullying include aggressive and intimidating behaviour, belittling or making humiliating comments. Bullying is a risk to health and safety because it may affect the mental and physical health of workers. According to the 2021 Psychosocial Health and Safety and Bullying in Australian Workplaces Annual Statement, residential care services, hospitals and other healthcare services are all within the top 10 industries for work-related harassment and/or bullying.