Mental health in the workplace is important, says Safe Work Australia

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Safe Work Australia recognizes the importance of mentally healthy workplaces as World Mental Health Day was observed on Thursday 10 October.

World Mental Health Day aims to promote awareness of mental issues around the world and mobilise efforts in support of mental health.

Poor psychological health costs Australian organisations $6 billion in lost productivity.

An infographic is available outlining the steps involved in preventing psychological injuries in the workplace.

“We can all Be Safety Champions at work and promote best practice work health and safety initiatives for physical and psychological health at work,” Safe Work Australia said in a media release.

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