Mental health and wellbeing has never been higher on the agenda for most employers. While the focus has rightly been on identifying and supporting the one in five working Australian’s who will experience a mental health challenge, 2022 has seen increasing expectations and focus upon workplace psychological safety. Beyond the existing obligations to create safe and supportive working environments that are without risk to mental health and wellbeing,
Safety Regulators across the board have released guidance materials and directives regarding the approach workplaces must take to meeting this responsibility. Perhaps of most note, are the impending psychological risk regulations due to be released by WorkSafe Victoria which will legislate reporting and risk management actions aligned to psychological safety, with penalties for businesses who fail to meet the new standards. A pilot initiatives which is likely to be adopted in some capacity by all jurisdictions moving forward.
Join us as we step through this changing and landscape and take a practical approach to what this means for all businesses. Consider effective strategies and interventions for key psychological risks that can be implemented with minimal disruption to operations but maximum impact to the health and wellbeing of your workforce. Understand requirements for reporting and more importantly consider how meaningful data can be identified within your workplace. Ultimately, begin to build or enhance, your mental health and psychological safety strategy to help to future proof your workplace and create a safe, productive and most importantly thriving work environment and culture.
Following the session, participants will have the skills and strategies to:
Employers, Human Resources, Injury Management and Health and Safety practitioners and those interested in taking future proofing their business for psychological safety.
* please note a minimum of 8 registrations is required for this course to proceed.
Georgie Chapman, Partner at HR Legal and Brianna Cattanach, Senior Occupational Therapist and Practice Leader at Gallagher Workplace Risk
Location: Online event
Date: Tuesday, 20 September 2022
Time: 12:30pm – 4:30pm (AEST)
Cost: $360 per/person (plus GST)
Please note, event join links will be provided 24 hours prior to the scheduled session. We encourage you to include a placeholder in your calendar in the interim.
If you would like to organise a bespoke session direct to your workplace please reach out to Brianna.Cattanach@ajg.com.au
To view our complete events calendar please visit: https://www.workplacerisk.com.au/events/