EU-OSHA’s multilingual thesaurus of occupational safety and health terminology lists words grouped together in a hierarchy. It includes synonyms and antonyms of those words and some definitions.
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intentional use of power, threatened or actual, against another person or against a group, in work-related circumstances that either results in or has a high degree of likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, bad development, or deprivation
In the ERO studies, the phrases work-related violence or workplace violence, are generally used to refer to all kinds of violent incidents at work, including third-party violence and harassment (bullying, mobbing) at work.
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), OSH in figures: Occupational safety and health in the transport sector — An overview, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg, 2011, p. 110, https://osha.europa.eu/sites/default/files/publications/documents/en/publications/reports/transport-sector_TERO10001ENC/transport_osh.pdf [9.10.2018]
- English: workplace violence