Mentally healthy workplaces

A comprehensive approach

A four-part model to creating a mentally healthy workplace.

Promote positive mental health practices.
Prevent psychological harm through proactive risk management.
Intervene early to minimise harm.
Support worker recovery from injury and illness.

Key statistics

Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week (5-13 October 2019) promotes the importance of mental health and wellbeing and aims to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. Get involved and learn more about what your workplace can and should be doing to reduce the risks of psychological illness or injury.

Mental Health Forum
Thursday 10 October, 8am-5pm, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane

Fatigue management – live stream Wednesday 9 October, 2pm

Guidance and tools

Psychosocial hazards are factors in the design or management of work that increase the risk of work-related stress which can then lead to psychological or physical harm. The following resources can assist you to prevent and manage psychosocial hazards:

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This toolkit provides practical tools and resources that employers, managers and leaders can use to create and maintain mentally healthy workplaces.

Help shape future workplace mental health programs and tools for Queensland!

Help us gain a better understanding of your preferences, barriers and drivers for developing health and safety management systems that consider mental health and engaging in workplace mental health programs/initiatives. Find out more