This standard by BSI (UK) provides guidance on how to support employees who menstruate and experience menopause symptoms. Perimenopause and menopause can have huge impacts on a person's ability to work, and cause them to face stigma and not get the support they need to fully undertake their job.
WELCOA sponsored research into 18 award winning wellness programs identifies 6 best practices that can help employers achieve better employee outcomes and bottom-line returns. It also details how wellbeing can be leveraged to meet business challenges and become more competitive, together with tactical steps for program design.
This new Professional Wellbeing Commission for Legal Professionals by the International Bar Association (IBA) has been developed to improve the wellbeing of legal professionals around the world. It was based on the results of two surveys and the 2021 IBA report 'Mental Wellbeing in the Legal Profession: A Global Study' which identified that wellbeing challenges are similar across jurisdictions, some jurisdictions had no wellbeing support and stigma is a major problem.
The Comcare Prevention Strategy 2022-2025 is for all workplaces in the Comcare scheme. It aims to provide a coordinated pathway to support workplaces to prevent harm and enable a culture of health and safety, compliance and reporting which meets the changing nature of work.
As part of the National Workplace Initiative, Ahead for Business by Everymind have developed some new Small Business Guides to Mentally Healthy Workplaces built around the three core pillars of the Blueprint for Mentally Healthy Workplaces including practical tips and examples
The National Mental Health Commission have launched a new website designed to create a nationally consistent approach to mentally healthy workplaces. The site currently in beta-testing includes modules on a range of topics associated with the three pillars of the Blueprint for Mentally Healthy Workplaces with more to be published in the coming weeks.
WHS Regulations on managing psychosocial hazards for the Comcare jurisdiction will come into effect 1 April 2023. They define important terms including ‘psychosocial hazard’ and ‘psychosocial risk’ and identify matters employers should consider when managing these risks.
This new Workplace Mental Health and Well-Being Framework from the US Surgeon Generals has the worker voice and equity at it's heart, with 5 essential components for workplace mental health and wellbeing based on research and expert roundtables.
A practical guide on how to prevent harm from psychosocial hazards at work, including psychological and physical harm.
The Queensland Government have released the Work Health and Safety (Psychosocial risks) Amendment Regulation 2022 to be enacted in early 2023