Canada launches the much-anticipated Psychological Health and Safety Standard

Canada launches the much-anticipated Psychological Health and Safety StandardWe are proud to announce the much-anticipated National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (PHSS) – the first of its kind in the world – developed under the leadership of the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA).

Psychological health and safety is embedded in the way people interact with one another on a daily basis and is part of the way working conditions and management practices are structured, especially in the way decisions are made and communicated. While there are many factors external to the workplace that can impact psychological health and safety, the PHS Standard addresses those psychological health and safety aspects within the control, responsibility or influence of the workplace that can have an impact within or on the workforce.…