Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Strategy

Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Strategy

SAFE Work Manitoba's Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Strategy Publication CoverSAFE Work Manitoba's Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Strategy is focused on giving employers the tools to improve workplace psychological health and safety, prevent and reduce psychological injury to workers, and enhance the culture of workplace safety to include psychological health.

The personal and economic cost of workplace psychological health issues is enormous. In a typical week, 500,000 Canadians are not able to work due to psychological issues, according to the Mental Health Commission of Canada. The annual national cost of workplace losses due to mental health issues is estimated to be $20 billion.

SAFE Work Manitoba's strategy publication outlines work in three key areas – raising awareness of workplace psychological health and safety; developing practical tools and resources for workplaces; and building the capacity of partners to provide services.

Download the strategy to find out more about psychological health and safety in the workplace, and read the news release.

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