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RU Still OK? Building a Mental Health Strategy for Your Workplace

Published 16 December 2021

Poor mental health significantly impacts culture, reduces productivity, impairs safety and leads to turnover. Organisations that take a proactive and preventative approach to workplace mental health are able to create environments that are safe, resilient and equipped to support the impacts of poor mental health. 


Every dollar spent on proactively addressing mental health in the workplace has been shown to equate to a direct return on investment of up to 230%. Our RU Still OK? Building a Mental Health Strategy for Your Workplace webinar provides clear and achievable ideas for enhancing the mental health focus and strategy at your workplace. 


The webinar is presented and discussed by WHS leaders: 

  • Brianna Cattanach, Principal, National Education & Training, Gallagher Workplace Risk
  • Jocelyn Moulton, Senior Occupational Therapist, Gallagher Workplace Risk
  • Grace Bannister, Workplace Health & Safety Consultant, Gallagher Workplace Risk

 


Just shy of $11 billion is the direct cost to Australian businesses of poor mental health in any given year

- Brianna Cattanach, Principal, National Education & Training, Gallagher Workplace Risk

 

Key takeaways from the webinar include - 

 

  • Learn what is expected of employers including managing psychosocial risks and regularly reviewing strategies
  • Tips for building your workplace psychological safety strategy including real life case studies
  • Business focus areas including mental health strategy and policy, mental health leadership, psychosocial risk management and job design, capability and resilience, culture, teams and people, organisational connection and engagement, and early intervention and crisis management

 


We know that if you can get people management, safety, injury management, mental health, culture, these sorts of pieces right it has phenomenal benefits to workplaces

- Brianna Cattanach, Principal, National Education & Training, Gallagher Workplace Risk

Continue the mental health conversation and practically explore what you should consider when building an effective and thriving mental health strategy for your workplace.

This webinar is available to view on demand.

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