Workplace Health & Safety Tools

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. A mentally healthy workplace is a high-functioning, respectful and productive environment.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety - Fact Sheets


Active Listening in the Workplace

Good communication is more than just talking. It involves active listening and having empathy--especially in a workplace setting.

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Addressing Conflict at Work

Conflicts are inevitable. However, no matter what the source of the conflict is, resolution before the situation escalates is essential. 

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Creating a Workplace Well-being Program 

One way to achieve a psychologically safe workplace is to create and implement a Comprehensive Workplace Health and Safety (CWHS) Program. 

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Having Courageous Conversations

Asking someone a simple “Are you okay?” is a great place to start when it comes to supporting individuals who may be facing mental health challenges.

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Addressing Mental Health at Work

There is no one "right way" to create a mentally healthy workplace because every workplace is different.

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Supporting PTSD at Work

Organizations can be prepared by understanding the impact that PTSD and other mental health issues can have on the organization. 

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Workplace Stress

Stress in the workplace can have many origins or come from one single event (like a pandemic!). It can impact employees and employers alike. 

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Psychosocial Risk Factors in the Workplace

There are 13 factors that impact organizational health, the health of individual employees, and the context in which work occurs.

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Toolkits & Workshops


Supporting Employee Success

A tool to develop an effective workplace plan.

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Action on Workplace Stress

Mental injury prevention tools for Ontario workers.

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Assembling the Pieces

An implementation guide to the national standard for psychological health and safety in the workplace.

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Psychosocial Factors in the Workplace

A guide identifying elements within the responsibility of employers that impact the mental health and safety of employees.

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The Perfect Legal Storm

Converging systems create mounting pressure to create the psychologically safe workplace.

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Guarding Minds at Work

A comprehensive resource to help you assess and address psychological health and safety in your workplace. 

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Responding to Suicide in the Workplace

Strategies for supporting employees when a co-worker has died by or attempted suicide. 

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Mental Health Works

A national social enterprise of CMHA, providing workplace mental health training to organizations nationwide.

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Psychological Health & Safety: An Action Guide For Employers

This Action Guide is based on the idea of protecting employees’ psychological health and safety in the workplace.

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Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Collection of workplace health and safety articles from industry experts on a wide range of H&S topics and trends.

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Why We Should Stop Stressing at Work

Infographic detailing the physical impacts of stress on the body.

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Workshops at Work

List of virtual livestream trainings emphasizing real-life examples.

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Mental Health Awareness

Free course for businesses to gain a better understanding of why mental health in the workplace matters.

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Not Myself Today Workplace Kit

Info kit on identifying and addressing mental health in the workplace and with employees. 

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Stigma Reduction Plan

How to identify and address potential discrimination and promote inclusivity in the workplace.

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The Role of Managers in Preventing Suicide

Basic information to help managers recognize and respond to their employees who may be suicidal or at high risk. 

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Conversation Ground Rules (Infographic)

Work of any kind requires communication—and managers may need to broach difficult subjects. The challenge is to create open and productive discussions where people feel safe sharing their experiences and perspectives, and are receptive to learning.

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