Wellbeing on Call is a project looking to make a difference to the mental health and wellbeing of Victorian workers with funding received from WorkSafe’s WorkWell Mental Health Improvement Fund.
As an employer of over 5,600 Australians, The Reject Shop has taken an innovative approach to better balance their workplace health and safety strategy, with a strong focus on assessing and better understanding the cognitive and psychological demands of tasks undertaken by their team.
This video informs and educates employers on the relationship between physical hazards and the organisational factors that may result in psychological hazards that may affect employees in Victorian workplaces.
This video informs and educates employers on the relationship between physical hazards and the organisational factors that may result in physical hazards that may affect employees in Victorian workplaces.
The WorkSafe WorkWell program aims to make mental health and wellbeing a priority in the workplace through access to resources, funding and knowledge sharing. It includes the WorkWell Toolkit - an online tool helping you take your first steps towards a positive, mentally healthy workplace. The toolkit brings together resources and ideas that have worked for businesses like yours.
The 2019 Indicators of a Thriving Workplace National Report analyses insights from over 10,000 Australian workers in a broad range of industries and occupations. As well as reporting on the current state of Australia’s workplace mental health and wellbeing, the report includes a special spotlight on stress, stigma, workplace-related mental health conditions, and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers.
Join Clare Amies, Margo Lydon, Kirstan Corben and Peta McCammon at WorkSafe Health & Safety Month 2019, as they explore the real challenges faced by today's workplaces - including the prevention of workplace mental health injuries, the opportunities for leaders to support worker mental health and wellbeing, and how to create a healthy and safe workplace.
The Victorian Workplace Mental Wellbeing Collaboration commissioned a review of Australian and international progress in promoting workplace mental health. The review looked at both policy development and interventions that have proved effective. Evidence from the last five years, in countries with economies similar to Australia, was researched by a team of academics who specialise in workplace mental wellbeing.
In September 2019, the Victorian Workplace Mental Wellbeing Collaboration hosted a regional masterclass event for leaders in Geelong. The masterclass provided a great opportunity for leaders to develop their ability to positively influence workplace policy, procedures and culture to ensure Victorian workplaces are mentally healthy, safe and where workers can thrive. Link to the slide pack.
What can you do tomorrow, by the end of this month and by the end of this year, to build your mentally healthy workplace? This simple activity will help you plan out your actions for reaching your workplace mental health goals.