Psychological Health & Safety

Resources to support worker well-being and decrease risk of work-related psychological injury or illness.

Psychologically healthy and safe workplaces contribute significantly to worker well-being, engagement and performance and lower rates of absenteeism, conflict, and disability claims. PSHSA’s Psychological Health and Safety Program takes a focused approach to prevention, intervention and recovery designed to support worker well-being and decrease risk of work-related psychological injury and illness.

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Psychological Health and Safety Program Summary

 

This resource is an overview of the main components that may be included in your Psychological Health and Safety Program. A focused approach to prevention, intervention, recovery/return to work identifies resources and tools that support each of the program components. These program components in turn support a comprehensive psychological health and safety program designed to decrease risk of work-related psychological injury or illness.

 

Psychological Health and Safety Program Checklist

 

The Getting Started checklist is used as an initial gap analysis or needs assessment to determine what the organization currently has in place, whether current-state meets organizational need, and to assist in future program planning.

 

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CSA Z1003-13 Psychological health and safety in the workplace
The National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace – the first of its kind in the world, is a set of voluntary guidelines, tools and resources intended to guide organizations in promoting mental health and preventing psychological harm at work.
Implementing the Standard for Psychological Health and Safety
Michael Garron Hospital has long championed the implementation of the Standard. This long-standing commitment to a culture shift focused on physical and psychological safety as a strategic priority.
Mental Health
In some occupations, the rate of mental illness or injury is higher because of exposures to traumatic events, cumulative or vicarious trauma. This page explores a wide array of mental health topics including signs and symptoms, the mental health continuum, stigma, and self-care.
Find Your Consultant
For questions regarding training, products or specialized services, contact a PSHSA consultant near you.
eConsulting
Online support you can trust. Get direct access to health and safety expertise via live chat, email or phone.
On-Demand Training. Anytime, Anywhere.
PSHSA offers more than 100 different training courses on a full range of topics, including health and safety certification.