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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 A normally upbeat manager becomes withdrawn and quiet.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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Leading the Way in Psychological Health & Safety

In Canada, one in five people is living with a mental health problem or illness.  Those employed in the services sector are more likely to experience mental health issues. In October 2016, the Saskatchewan Government passed an amendment to the Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 establishing a rebuttable presumption for those experiencing work-related psychological injuries.  This […]

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