Join us for a very special event, the ‘Wellity Global Takeover’ of the Wellbeing Cross Sector Forum held in the build up to World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 4th October at 10am LIVE.
In today’s ever-evolving business landscape, proactive measures are crucial for organisational success, especially in the realm of psychological health and safety in the workplace. In this very special session, we will emphasise that impactful interventions should be designed to target the mitigation of risks associated with work-related mental health issues. Specifically, we will delve into why it's essential to address known psychological hazards such as high demands and change, which often lead to challenges like burnout, change fatigue, and toxic work cultures.
Who are Speaking?
Our Co-founders, Sadie Restorick and Simon Scott-Nelson, renowned experts in the field, will guide you through the major trends in training based on risk mitigation, providing insights that are not only relevant for World Mental Health Day but also for long-term mental health strategies. This presentation will underscore the pivotal role of adopting a risk-based approach to optimise psychological health and safety while ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.
Our award-winning industry leaders will provide crucial insights into why such an approach is essential and how it can be effectively applied according to global best practices. This presentation goes beyond raising awareness for World Mental Health Day, offering concrete strategies and real-world examples to help you successfully integrate a risk-based approach to psychological health and safety into your organisation's long-term best practices.
What is Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace?
Psychological health and safety in the workplace refer to the holistic wellbeing of employees mental health will they are on the job. It encompasses creating a work environment that is conductive to positive mental health, reducing stressors, and fostering a culture of respect, support, and open communication. This concept recognises that a person's psychological wellbeing is just as vital as their physical health and safety in the workplace. It involves addressing factors such as job demands, workloads, relationships with colleagues and supervisors, the work-life balance, and the organisations overall approach to employee mental health
Prioritising psychological health and safety in the workplace is of paramount importance as it directly impacts employee wellbeing and job satisfaction. When employees feel mentally healthy and safe in their work environment, they are more likely to be engaged, motivated, and productive. This contributes to higher job satisfaction, lower turnover rates, and a more positive workplace culture.
Psychological health and safety can significantly affect an organisations bottom line. Poor mental health among employees can lead to increased absenteeism, reduced productivity, and higher healthcare costs. By investing in strategies that promote psychological health, employers can mitigate these issues, leading to better financial outcomes.
Fostering a psychologically healthy workplace is not just a moral obligation; In many regions it's a legal requirement. Legislation and labour regulations increasingly recognise the importance of mental health protection, making it imperative for organisations to comply with these laws to avoid legal liabilities.
Support for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace
In relation to this event, Wellity offer a session 'Psychological Safety: Building Trust in Your Teams' delves into real-life examples, showcasing the benefits of psychological safety in contrast to its absence. Participants will learn practical strategies for effective communication, to nurture respectful dialogue and feedback and encouraging employees to take interpersonal risks.
Understand the critical role of psychological safety in promoting teamwork, innovation, and productivity.
Identify behaviours that nurture or hinder psychological safety within the team.
Implement strategies to encourage open communication, constructive feedback, and diverse perspectives.
Strengthen trust among team members, leading to improved collaboration and engagement.
Join us for this impactful special event and ensure that your organisation stands at the forefront of raising awareness and promoting mental health today and in the years to come.
Register your interest here: https://lnkd.in/eSZJMCXG