Identify the Hazards to Mitigate the RisksISO45003 Mental Health At Work - How to Create A Safe Workplace in Six Steps
Hazards in the workplace are more than ‘Slips Trips and Falls.’
ISO45003 Identifies People Hazards which are called PsychoSocial Hazards.
ARE YOU COMPLIANT?
What does a Safe Workplace Look Like?
It’s a place where the employer listens. Where hazards are dealt with and not swept under the carpet.
Where the positive effects of maintaining a safe place to work are understood.
What are Psycho Social Hazards?
Psychosocial hazards are aspects of work which have the potential to cause psychological harm and an
undesirable impact on health and wellbeing. These are many and varied with just some of them listed below.
- Emotional Demand
- Lack of recognition
- Conflicting demands
- Role ambiguity
- Unreasonable deadlines
- Perceived fairness
- Timely feedback
- Listening to complaints
- Clear structure
1. Identify the Hazards to Mitigate the Risks
6 Step Process – Workplace Safety Programme
2. Alignment – Where do we want to go?
What’s your vision? Do you want to be that Employer of Choice? What challenges do you face? How can a Mentally Safe Workplace change the dynamics and grow your people?
3. Design Your Learning
Start with the Award Winning Survey created by Adelaide University focused on Psychosocial Hazards to establish a Benchmark.
4. Sustainable Systems - we're in it for the long term
Consult with your team to design systems and practices that improve employee engagement and reduce stress.
5. Health and Safety Program
Select Education Modules to suit you and your team – Resilience@Work, Mental Health Program, Wellbeing Champions.
Update your WHS Policies and Procedures to include a focus on a Mentally Healthy Workplace.
Executive and Team Coaching
6. Continued Improvement
Six monthly Audit. Are you on track and accountable?
Revisit the Adelaide University Survey to evaluate the success of your programme.
TO THE EMPLOYER
Reduce sick leave and
Help retain your best staff.
Align your practices to the WHS laws
TO THE EMPLOYEE
Improved engagement and focus
Feeling safe with a sense of purpose
Clarity on KPIs
Transparency and improved communication
A CEO who cares, an executive team who are self aware and a workplace that clearly wants to move forward in the best possible way. One that provides structure and purpose, a sense of identity, and opportunities to develop skills and increased feelings of self-worth.
Empower your workforce with a PsychoSocial Hazard Audit
Upgrade your PEOPLE SYSTEMS