Non Accidental Deaths ( nad ) causes and statistics 2011-2014. By Dr. Salim Sawai - MCOH. Non Accidental Deaths Causes. Suicide Prevention. This presentation covers : - The impact of suicide - Why people commit suicide & - How we can work together to prevent it.
causes and statistics
By Dr. Salim Sawai - MCOH
This presentation covers :
- The impact of suicide
- Why people commit suicide &
- How we can work together to prevent it.
Loss of a beloved one, bereavement and loss of
income and support.
Reputation issue, financial impact, project delay,
loss of an experienced staff, recruiting someone
who is totally new to the job
loss of a team member, low morale, more work
pressure on them.
Social problems- Bullying and Harassment at work.
Mental illness and depression
Work problems such as interpersonal problems with peers and boss, long working hours, low wages or no salary payment and uncertain employment career.
Depression signs such as isolation, feels unhappy etc
Talking about suicide and death
Bringing suicide tools
Giving away his possessions
What Should employees do?
Work life balance- Manage your time and strike a balance between your work commitments and other activities.
Plan and prioritize your daily work activities- Don’t stress your self.
Relax and enjoy time with your family and friends.
Exercise and make time for leisure.
Manage your finance, get advice and avoid un-necessary overspending
Get advice and talk to some one you trust, share your concerns.
Seek medical advice immediately if you are stressed or having suicidal ideas
Role of Employers & supervisors
Set realistic tasks and targets and deadlines for your staff
Ensure acceptable working hours and schedule and no work overload
Avoid blame culture
Appreciate your staff and create a friendly work environment.
Always encourage and promote team work
Encourage team building activities.
Provide recreational facilities.
Allow your staff to take their leave as per the Omani law.
Improve remuneration and payment packages, and ensure timely monthly payment of salaries without undue delay.
Establish social support group in the work place
Spread health awareness- recognize those who suffer from stress and intervene early.
Establish help line for counseling