Who is this presentation for?
Workers, managers, and health and safety professionals.
- If there is an emergency situation or a person is at immediate risk of harm to themselves or others, please contact emergency services on 000.
- Alternative contacts for emergency assistance are available through Lifeline on 13 11 14 or the Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467.
The organisations listed below can assist with a range of resources, guides tools and case studies to help persons conducting a business or undertaking and workers prevent, recognise and respond to mental disorders in the workplace. These organisations include:
- Heads Up provides business information that demonstrates how to identify risks and implement control measures.
- beyondblue has a series of videos on how businesses of varying types and sizes have created mentally healthy workplaces.
- SANE Australia has a suite of resources for businesses and organisations.
- Farmlink has a range of resources for people working in rural and regional areas, particularly farmers.
- Australian Men’s Shed Association
- See your GP for information on free psychological help sessions and referral.
- Becoming a mentally healthy small business
- Mates in Construction
Information and guides
- Fact sheet Preventing Psychological Injury under the WHS laws – for businesses to understand their legal duties
- Fact sheet Workers' Compensation Legislation and Psychological Injury
- Principles of Good Work Design – A work health and safety handbook
- Guide for managing the risk of fatigue at work
- Fatigue management – a worker’s guide
- Guide for preventing and responding to workplace bullying
- Dealing with workplace bullying – a worker’s guide
- How to conduct the risk management process – Code of Practice
- Work Health and Safety – consultation cooperation and coordination Code of Practice
Each jurisdiction has information on the prevention and management of work related stress
- Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
- WorkSafe Victoria
- SafeWork South Australia: guidance on preventing and responding to violence at work
- People at Work Project – a collaboration between Queensland University of Technology, the Australian National University, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, SafeWork NSW, WorkSafe Victoria, Comcare, Safe Work Australia, and beyondblue.
- Comcare and Australian Public Service Commission Working Together: Promoting mental health and wellbeing at work
About the infographic
This infographic has been developed using statistical information provided by Safe Work Australia.