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A Guide to Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

Mississauga, Ontario | Oct 11, 2012

Merv Gilbert, PhD

Consulting Psychologist

Gilbert Acton Ltd

what is a psychologically healthy and safe workplace
What is a psychologically healthy and safe workplace?
  • Fosters psychological well-being while enhancing organizational performance
  • Offers opportunities for staff to develop skills & knowledge
  • Promotes respectful interactions between staff, customers and the public
  • Supports staff experiencing psychological difficulties
legal regulatory new psychological health and safety standard for canadian workplaces
Legal/Regulatory: New Psychological health and safety standard for Canadian workplaces

Initiated by the Mental Health Commission of Canada with the intent of improving work environments

Working with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and the Bureau de Normalization du Quebec (BNQ) to develop the standard

Employees will benefit from workplaces that promote and protect their psychological health and safety.

Employers will benefit from enhanced cost effectiveness, improved risk management, increased organizational recruitment and retention as well as demonstrated corporate social responsibility.

  • Publication of the Standard is anticipated in Fall of 2012
doing nothing is not a viable option but
Doing nothing is not a viable option but…
  • What do I do?
  • Where do I start?
  • How much will it cost?
  • How will I know if it worked?
introducing psychological health safety an action guide for employers
Introducing: Psychological Health & Safety: An Action Guide for Employers

Available at no cost at: http://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/

guidelines for the guide
Guidelines for the Guide
  • Canadian
  • Accessible
  • Brief
  • Strategic
  • Relevant
    • Across organizational sector
    • Across organizational type
    • Across organizational size
what is your organization doing to address psychological health safety does it work how do you know
What is your organization doing to address psychological health & safety?Does it work?How do you know?
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Questions and Comments

Dr. Merv Gilbert mervgilbert@gilbertacton.com