2 new tools introduced for mentally healthy workplaces

Case study research project, university-certified training to provide employers with more solutions around management’s role
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/10/2014

Introduced one year ago, the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace has made quite an impact, both within and beyond Canada’s borders.

The document has been downloaded 16,000 times, according to the CSA Group, which developed the standard along with the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ).

But the quest for mentally healthy workplaces won’t end there — employers interested in improving the lot of employees now have a couple more options available.