Preventing and Eradicating SEXUAL & POWER HARASSMENT (BULLYING) At The Workplace

16 Mar, 2023, Armada Hotel

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Dr. S. Selvanathan PhD. LLB (Hons) UK, DIP. (HRM) UK has over 35 years of experience in the area of Human Resource and Industrial Relations Management having risen from the ranks to become the General Manager (Human Resource Department) of a leading multinational organization.


In the course of this rich experience, he was a panel member of the Industrial Court for 3 terms and has heard disputes that were brought before it for arbitration. His experience includes handling Industrial as well as
Labour Court cases. Due to his vast experience, he is frequently called up as a consultant and his clients include numerous multinational organizations involved in electronics, manufacturing, construction, hotel, security, human resource and service industry. He is also a regional trainer in areas relating to the subject.


He is also involved in Industrial Safety and was the Chairman of the Occupational Safety & Health
Sub-Committee of the Malacca branch of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers’ for about 10 years besides being the Chairman of the house committee on Occupational Safety & Health. He has attended the ‘Train the Trainer’ programme and the Safety Officers Certification Course conducted by NIOSH (National
Institute of Occupational Safety and Health). He is also a certified trainer by PSMB.


He was also a pioneer in the research and implementation of the Code of Conduct for the Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace.


He is a specialist on the Labour Laws of Malaysia and was also actively involved in the various labs conducted by PEMANDU under the Prime Minister’s Department in the last amendments especially to the Employment Act 1955, the Industrial Relations Act 1967 and the Trade Union Act 1948. The amendments came into force on 1st April 2012.


He was also actively involved in the recent (2020) proposed amendments to the Labour Laws.


Dr. Selva had assisted many organizations both local and multinationals in the implementation of Human
Resource Policies and guidelines, Compensation and benefits, Wage systems, Appraisal system (KPI),
Company Handbooks, Manuals, Managing Misconducts, Etc.


His trainings amongst others include:


The Employment Act 1955, Industrial Relations Act 1967, Trade Union Act,


Minimum Wages, Minimum Retirement Age, Managing Misconducts at Workplace, Managing Industrial
Relations, How to manage an effective Appraisal System (KPI), Sexual Harassment, Termination of
employment, Domestic Inquiry, Establishment of JCC (Joint Consultative Council), HR Documentations & Forms, Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA), Etc.


Dr. Selvanathan (PhD) holds a Law Degree (LLB. Hons) (UK), Dip. HRM (UK), is also a Professional Will Writer.

Venue Details

Armada Hotel
Lot 6, Lorong Utara C, Section 52, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Phone : 03 7954 6888
Fax : 03 7958 5593

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  • Module 1: Introduction & Code
  • Module 2: The Police Powers
  • Module 3: The Mechanism
  • Module 4: Bullying
  • Module 5: Workplace Violence
  • Workshop On: Is Sexual Harassment Happening At Your Workplace?

Aim: To create awareness on Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Harassment at the Workplace.

Rationale: For a Safe & Happy Workplace.

  1. Identifying sexual harassment behaviour and taking steps to prevent it.
  2. Creating sexual harassment awareness in the workforce / implementing a
    training program.
  3. Dealing with complaints of sexual harassment.
  4. Minimizing conflict and ensuring safety and harmony at the work place.
  5. Adopting a policy on sexual harassment (POSH).
  6. Understanding forms of bullying and punishment for bullying.
  7. Managing and preventing workplace violence.
  8. Obtaining survey questionnaires to determine whether sexual harassment is happening at your
All HR & Employment Managers, Heads of Department,Personnel / Training Managers, Board Members, Company Senior Management, Legal Officers, Branch Managers, Administrations Managers / Officers, HR Consultants.
Interactive Lectures, Discussions and Practical Case Studies on all relevant areas to ensure participants grasp clearly issues presented.

Module 1: Introduction & Code

  • Introduction
  • Code of Conduct for prevention & Eradication of SH at the Workplace.


Module 2: The Police Powers

  • Sections of the law
  • Punishments



Module 3: The Mechanism

  • Meaning of Sexual Harassment
  • Forms of Sexual Harassment
  • Policy Statement Prohibiting Sexual Harassment
  • In- House Mechanism TO combat Sexual Harassment
  • Complaint/Grievance Procedure
  • Disciplinary Rules and Penalties
  • Protective and Remedial Measures for the Victim
  • What must the employer do?
  • Precedents/Court Awards and Decisions



Module 4: Bullying

  • What is Bullying?
  • Forms of Bullying
  • Punishment for Bullying


1:00 Lunch

Module 5: Workplace Violence

  • Definition
  • The Problems Of Workplace Violence
  • The Law
  • Risk Factors Of Workplace Violence
  • Identifying Workplace Violence
  • Types Of Workplace Violence & Characteristics
  • Who Are At Risk?
  • 8 Categories/Behaviours Of Workplace Violence
  • Prevention Of Workplace Violence
  • Managing Workplace Violence
  • Company Rulesi 



Workshop On: Is Sexual Harassment Happening At Your Workplace?  

  • Workshop Session
  • Survey Questionnaire


5:00 End of Course