Psychologically healthy/safe workplace practices aim to achieve improvement in seven areas:
- Effective management
- Psychological Safety & Protection
- Communication & Engagement
- Organizational Culture
- Workload Management & Worklife balance
- Job Environment
- Awards, Recognition & Team Building
Let HR Proactive Inc. help your organization create customized training programs that foster employee well-being and enhance organizational performance.
How psychologically safe is your workplace?
That question is one Canadian employers need to be sure they can answer, according to a recent article in Benefits Canada. “The days of a demanding boss who uses militant-style tactics around the office are over—at least in the eyes of the law,” the article states.
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Let’s move beyond recognition toward deliberate action to create and maintain a
What is a psychologically safe workplace?
What is mental injury?
A psychologically safe workplace is:
- One that allows no significant injury to employee mental health in negligent, reckless or intentional ways.
- One in which every reasonable effort is made to protect the mental health of employees. (Shain, 2009)
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Typical forms of mental injury
- Not the same as mental illness
- Doesn’t always require medical evidence
- Reasonable foreseeable and significant harm to a fellow workers’ mental health resulting in their temporary or long term inability to function as normal at work and/or at home
Psychologically safe/healthy workplace practices can be grouped into five categories:
- Employee involvement
- Work-life balance
- Employee growth & development
- Health & safety
- Employee recognition
Let HR Proactive Inc. help you create customized training program(s) that fosters employee well-being and enhances organizational performance.