NIOSH Worker Well-Being Questionnaire (WellBQ)

This tool provides an integrated assessment of worker wellbeing across multiple spheres, including individuals’ quality of working life, circumstances outside of work, and physical and mental health status.The instrument is intended to help researchers, employers, workers, practitioners, and policymakers understand the wellbeing of workers and target interventions, and is also available in Spanish.

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Wellbeing measures for workers: a systematic review and methodological quality appraisal (2023)

This Australia/NZ research summarises the strengths and weakneses a selection of different tools used between 2010 and 2020 to measure workers' wellbeing. Of the 18 anaylsed, only 2 were rated 'Very Good' and 3 were identified as having the greatest number of positively rated measurement properties. All had gaps in their construction or design

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Job demands

Comcare has developed a checklist and suite of guidance on identifying and managing the risks of work demands – for employers, managers and supervisors, and workers.

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Readiness for Psychosocial Risk Management

FlourishDX have released a Readiness For Psychosocial Risk Management whitepaper based on interviews with people and safety professionals from 87 organisations. The research found few had updated risk registers or integrated it into business practices, and identified common barriers to the successful adoption of psychosocial risk management, as well as the main business drivers for getting it on the board and leadership agenda.

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An Integrated Approach to Workplace Mental Health: A Scoping Review of Instruments That Can Assist Organizations with Implementation

This Australian research reviews the array of instruments available to assist workplaces in implementing an integrated approach to mental health and how well they assess the 3 domains of the integrated approach. Most instruments focused on the Prevent Harm domain and only 2 instruments were relevant to all three domains.

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Q&A Blockbuster: Assessing wellness needs in a changing world

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How do you get to the heart of health and wellness issues for your people, particularly at a time where the goal posts keep changing regularly? In this Q&A blockbuster we sit down with Carl Buik, our resident workplace wellness analyst and design expert. If you’re struggling with needs assessment and gathering data, this is one not to miss!

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