Workplaces can play an essential part in maintaining positive mental health. They can give people the opportunity to feel productive and be a strong contributor to employee well-being. Yet it can also be a stressful environment that contributes to the rise of mental health problems and illnesses. No workplace is immune from these risks and we cannot afford to limit our definition of occupational health and safety to only the physical.
Watch this video to learn more about the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (the Standard) and how implementing the standard in your organization can address these risk factors and create a psychologically healthy and safe workplace.