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Healthy workers, thriving companies - a practical guide to wellbeing at work
Tailored to the needs of micro and small businesses, the guide suggests a straightforward five-step process for improving the work environment to tackle work-related psychosocial risks and musculoskeletal disorders, as provided by EU-OSHA.
Mental Health & Suicide Prevention: SafeBuild Alliance Resources
SafeBuild Alliance has completed an Oregon OSHA training grant designed to educate construction workers on mental health and suicide prevention. Funded at the end of 2017, this grant was awarded to provide information to construction workers and their families about how to get help and how to intervene.
Source: SafeBuild Alliance
Recorded Webinar: Navigating Mental Health in the Workplace
Recorded webinar and handouts from Navigating Mental Health in the Workplace: What do we know and where do we go? Thursday, November 30, 2017 by PSU Occupational Health Psychology, Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences.
Healthy Minds at Work
The Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety provides tools on workplace mental health. Poor mental health not only hurts the individual, it also impacts an organization's bottom line and ability to thrive. Having the support of their workplace can make a world of difference for workers with mental health issues.
(Dis)Connected: Psychologists' research shows how smartphones are affecting our health and well-being, and points the way toward taking back control
Psychologists' research shows how smartphones are affecting our health and well-being, and points the way toward taking back control.
Navy and Marine Corp Public Health Center: Suicide Prevention Resources
Our suicide prevention resources help individuals recognize and understand suicide related behaviors, risk factors, warning signs, and protective factors as well as learn how to help if confronted with a suicide situation.
Source: US Navy
NIOSH Science Blog: Workplace Suicide
This Blog discusses suicide among US workers, risks by occupational and future prevention strategies.
It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Read on to learn symptoms and ways to avoid burnout.
Source: Alzheimer's Association
Guide to an Integrated Practices Program for Supporting a Return to Work and Promoting Job Retention
This practical guide was designed to help develop a process for assisting and supporting the return to work of employees who have been absent from work for mental health reasons