WORKSAFE FUNDED UNION PROJECTS FOR PSYCHE HEALTH

At last week’s HSR Conference we heard from several Unions on their WorkSafe-funded projects to produce better outcomes for injured workers.

Each project uses different methods to address common psychological hazards in their industries. Follow the links below to find out more about each project.

Mind Your Head Campaign

The Mind Your Head campaign is about recognising the impact our workplaces have on our mental health and encouraging action in workplaces to address mental health hazards by bringing unions, employers and regulators together to provide the resources and tools required to identify and address workplace mental health hazards.

Learn more and sign up to Mind Your Head, here.  

CPSU Vicarious Trauma Training

The CPSU, who represent the Victorian Public Service, have established a new website to raise awareness and introduce practices to prevent or lessen the impact of vicarious trauma, which occurs when workers are exposed to traumatic content, or hear or read about traumatic details in the course of their work.  The website’s content is relevant to all organisations whose staff engage with traumatic content as part of their work.

You can view the CPSUs website here.

AMWU Collaboration Between Workers and Management

The Collaboration Delivers Wellbeing in Manufacturing Project sees the AMWU partnering with metal, food, print and vehicle employers in manufacturing to improve mental health literacy, identify and mitigate risk factors, develop skills to promote psychological health, support injured workers and reduce stigma and discrimination. The AMWU views working collaboratively with employers toward these objectives as a foundation for ongoing cooperation on matters of shared concern.

Click here for more information

Share Tweet

RELATED

ASK RENATA
I’d like access to information on workplace injuries that have occurred within my DWG. Do I have the right to such information? If so, do you have an email template I could...
Read More
COVID NUMBERS
As of Tuesday 29th November 2022, Victoria recorded:   4,149 new daily infections    19 COVID deaths   551 hospitalisations, with 22 currently in ICU
Read More
MAKE YOUR WORKPLACE CLIMATE SAFE: THIS MONDAY
We've seen how devastating natural disasters can be for Australian workers. Unfortunately, these events are predicted to occur more frequently, and with greater intensity.
Read More