Training managers to empower their teams to take care of their mental health, while recognizing the signs of mental health disorders, is critically important to workplace well-being, according to a new report, titled Mental Health: A Workforce Crisis. To help employers support their employees, this new report summarizes the evidence on workplace mental health intervention effectiveness and provides insights from a national survey of employee perceptions on how mental health is supported in the workplace.
ISO 45001 for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems was released in March 2018 in hopes of making a meaningful improvement in these numbers. Today we’re looking at frequently asked questions about the new standard, including how it compares to OHSAS 18001 and how it fits with other ISO standards.
For years now many safety and health professionals have been preoccupied with building and sustaining cultures of trust and engagement. That’s key to raising safety levels. A hostile work environment under-cuts all of that work. It’s the last thing professionals want to deal with.
The Society for Industrial and Organization Psychology (SIOP) asked its members – who study workplace issues of critical relevance to business, like talent management, coaching, training, organizational development, performance, and work–life balance – about their predictions for workplace trends in 2017.
Based on 800 responses, the SIOP says Big Data will still be important, but so will employees’ needs and differences.
Nine months before the start of A+A 2015, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, the show is experiencing strong exhibit space demand, recording further growth and adding a hall.
Even small steps can put an organization on path toward a safer and healthier workforce. The following package of Simple Steps to Get Started is intended to provide the basics for getting started on an organizational approach that integrates health protection and health promotion.