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Are You Ready for the Crisis?

By George Marshall, CEO, Service Hospitality  Three years ago, the Government of Saskatchewan enacted legislation which incorporated psychological health and safety into the domain of the Workers’ Compensation Board.  This legislation was easily the most progressive of any jurisdiction in the country.  It went beyond merely incorporating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to effectively allowing psychological […]

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Tackling Workplace Mental Health: How your OH&S Committee can help

Autumn is a transition season, and with the days growing shorter, the leaves falling off the trees, and a long winter approaching, many workplaces begin to see shifts in their employee’s behaviors. A normally upbeat manager becomes withdrawn and quiet. A star employee starts coming in late and forgetting about projects. Tempers flare and previously […]

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Improving Psychological Health and Safety in Your Workplace

Earlier this month, in Canada’s Occupational Health & Safety Magazine, an article was published discussing harassment in a Saskatchewan workplace, which led to a suspension. The article (Saskatchewan’s child advocate apologizes for harassment that led to suspension), discusses that the investigation and suspension resulted from multiple complaints of harassment. It further voices that, “. . […]

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