Building a Culture of Psychological Health and Safety

Building a Culture of Psychological Health and Safety

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Jennifer DyckJennifer Dyck

Jennifer Dyck is a Certified Occupational Health Nurse and Prevention Consultant with SAFE Work Manitoba. Her nursing career has included positions within hospitals, case management and various occupational health departments.  Roles have included office ergonomic assessments and training, audiometry, health promotion, prevention initiatives, return to work and psychological health and safety.

Michael PogorzelecMichael Pogorzelec, MSc. CHSC

Michael Pogorzelec studied microbiology and pharmacology and therapeutics at the University of Manitoba. He proceeded to work in the health insurance industry, and eventually moved to the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba. Here, he worked in short-term claims, providing benefits to injured workers. He is currently a Prevention Consultant at SAFE Work Manitoba, the provincial public agency dedicated to the prevention of workplace injury and illness.​


Original air date: May 5, 2022

Fostering a strong workplace culture takes time. A workplace that makes safety a core component of their culture ensures that psychological health and safety will also be a priority and incorporated into how they do business. In this webinar, we will look at the intersection of these two topics and discuss the impact that workplaces can make. 

Topics covered include:
  • The current landscape of psychological health and safety
  • Manitoba's Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Strategy
  • Understanding safety culture
  • Why it is important to build a strong culture of psychological health and safety

Visit our Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Toolkit for more workplace resources on psychological health and safety.

* This presentation is not a substitute for legal or health advice and should not be relied on as such. Viewers should always seek their own advice from licensed professionals. While the information in this presentation was believed to be accurate at the time of recording, changes in circumstances after the production of this recording may impact its current accuracy. The Workers Compensation Board, including its SAFE Work Manitoba Division, is not liable for anyone's reliance on the information presented herein.​

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