The following description was taken from Safe Work Australia:Work-related psychological health and safety: A systematic approach to meeting your duties.
A Work-related psychological health and safety: A systematic approach to meeting your duties provides guidance to anyone who has a WHS duty to prevent and manage harm to workers’ psychological health.
Work-related psychological injury is expensive – it’s estimated that poor psychological health and safety costs Australian organisations $6 billion per annum in lost productivity. This guidance material provides a step-by-step process for managing psychological injury, intervening early and for taking preventative action to prevent your workers becoming ill or sustaining a psychological injury.
Contact your local WHS regulator for detailed information on how to use the guide in your workplace.
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. The current version can be found below.