Work-related psychological health and safety: A systematic approach to meeting your duties


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If you're a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU), this guide will help you meet your WHS duty to prevent harm to workers' psychological (mental) health.

It provides a step-by-step process for eliminating or minimising psychological hazards so far as reasonably practicable as well as intervening early, and managing psychological injury.

This guide was originally published on 7 June 2018 and was amended on 21 January 2019 to correct minor editorial errors. There was no change to the substantive guidance.

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Managing health and safety
Model Work Health and Safety Laws
Disease and illness
Identify, assess and control hazards
Mental health
Model WHS Laws
Risk management