Workplace Mental Health | Introduction

Mental health is feeling good about who you are, having balance in your life, and managing life’s challenges. It is the responsibility of both employers and employees to protect and promote mental health in the workplace to ensure people are psychologically safe.

Improving the management of mental health in the workplace can increase productivity by as much as 30%.

For an introduction to the fundamentals of workplace mental health, start with this free, online course.

Goals and Objectives
  • Understand mental health
  • Recognize the occurrence and impact of mental health issues in the workplace
  • Understand the signs and symptoms of a mental health issue
  • Understand basic mental health first aid assessment and support
  • Recognize the factors that can positively impact employee mental health and company performance
  • Mental health vs illness
  • Types, signs or symptoms
  • Initial assessment
  • Workplace controls
  • Joint Health and Safety Committee members
  • Managers
  • Supervisors
  • HR professionals 

Online Learning

Register for Joint Health and Safety Committee training online through our Learning Centre. Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and accessible from any computer, laptop, tablet with internet access.

Training Bundle

Choose the JHSC Training Bundle for more than 8 hours of combined Joint Health & Safety Committee essentials online training, including:

  • Joint Health and Safety
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Incident Investigation

Interested in Workplace Mental Health | Introduction training?

If you would like to learn more about this training please contact us at 604.795.9595 or fill out our form.

A representative from the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC will be in touch to arrange training for you.