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Workplace Mental Health: What Health and Safety Committees Should Know

Duration: 1 Day

UPDATED Workplace Mental Health: What Health and Safety Committees Should Know is a one-day instructor-led training solution that is designed to help health and safety committee members evolve traditional ways of thinking of Occupational Health and Safety to include a more holistic approach that is inclusive of overall health and safety: physical, mental and social.

Classroom Workplace Mental Health: What Health and Safety Committees Should Know
Registration fee per person: $249.00

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Training Overview

Workplace Mental Health: What Health and Safety Committees Should Know is a one-day instructor-led training solution that is designed to help health and safety committee members evolve traditional ways of thinking of Occupational Health and Safety to include a more holistic approach that is inclusive of overall health and safety: physical, mental and social. This training solution has been created, in collaboration with Dr. Martin Shain, a pioneer in workplace mental health advocacy. 

What topics will be covered?
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  • The evolution of occupational health and safety towards prevention of harm as it relates to mental health.
  • Defining mental injury and psychological safety in the workplace.
  • Why the prevention of mental injury and promotion of psychological safety could and should be the business of Joint Health and Safety Committees.
  • Examining how this work can be done and what the challenges you may face along the way.
What are the benefits?
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Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • Use their increased awareness and confidence to be involved in the prevention of mental injuries in their workplace.
  • Discuss the promotion of psychological safety and the evolving expectations to provide a psychologically safe system of work.
  • Proactively assess and address mental health issue in efforts to prevent mental distress or injury in their workplace.
Who is this recommended for?
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Though the session is targeted to workplaces with 20 or more regularly employed workers across all sectors and sub-sectors, specifically health and safety committee members, it is also open anyone who is interested in starting the conversation to understand how mental injury and mental distress impacts the workplace. The audience will be seeking the knowledge, skills and tools to be more confident and effective when assessing and addressing psychological health and safety risks in their workplace.

How can training be delivered?
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This course is delivered in a public classroom only.

Please contact Customer Care at 905 614 1400 or 1 877 494 WSPS (9777) for more information about availability.

Disponible en français

Important: Requirements for virtual training
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Note: Virtual Training is currently available in English only. Participant requirements for virtual include a webcam, capable hardware, software & internet. Virtual sessions will be delivered using the Adobe Connect platform, supported on all major web browsers. Please view the Virtual Training FAQ for more details on virtual delivery

This course is also available in French