Psychologically healthy employees are more productive.
The Workplace Wellbeing Guidelines are a free and comprehensive set of resources that provide a framework to create a psychologically safe and healthy workplace. The Guidleines:
- Good for people – good for business
- Focus on the prevention of harm
- Focus on the CAUSES of workplace stress
- Are evidence based(1)
- Are adapted for legal profession from the National Standard Canada: Psychological health and safety in the workplace(2)
- A tool used by leaders to support their organisation and employees
- Shape organisaton’s policies, processes, structure and culture towards a psychologically healthy
- Civer 13 workplace psychosocial factors, view the 13 factors here >
- Are a workplace tool, not a rule.
- Are not one size fits all.
- Are not a mental health program.
The Guidelines create a psychologically safe and healthy workplace where:
- Protect and promote the psychological well-being of all staff.
- Actively work to prevent harm to psychological health due to negligent, reckless or intentional acts.
- Feel confident that it is ‘safe’ to speak up.
- Feel that neither management nor members of their team/colleagues will embarrass, reject or punish someone for speaking up.
The Workplace Wellbeing Guidelines are freely available. Compliance is not required an there are no pre-requisites.
Download the Guidelines
Guidelines for the legal profession
Guidelines for all workplaces
The Mental Health Commission of Canada – The Road to psychological Safety–
CSA Group – Psychological health and safety in the workplace