Category: Mental Health and Psychological Safety

Infographic: Preventing Workplace Stress

NIOSH has done extensive research on work stress and how on-the-job stressors can lead to accidents and injuries. Here’s what you need to know about preventing workplace stress.

Back to Basics: Identifying and Managing Workplace Stress

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine how to identify and manage workplace stress. There are many safety hazards to avoid in any given workplace, but stress may be the most insidious because it can lead to many […]

EHSDA Shorts: Best of 2023, Part 1

As we near the end of the year, we’re taking a look back at some of our highlights from 2023. For our latest EHSDA Shorts feature, we are sharing some insights from some of our favorite guests this year. Making Safety a Basic Human Right On this episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Dr. […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: Help I’m Alive

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently launched a campaign to help reduce healthcare worker burnout and improve their mental health. In that spirit, the EHSDA Song of the Week is Metric’s “Help I’m Alive,” a 2008 indie rocker about overcoming stress. “Help I’m Alive” was the lead single on the Toronto-based […]

NIOSH Campaign Aims to Help Hospitals Reduce Healthcare Worker Burnout

A new campaign launched by the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) provides resources for hospitals to improve policies and practices that will reduce healthcare worker burnout and improve their mental health. The campaign, Impact Wellbeing, is designed to help hospital leaders make improvements and determine new ways to support staff dealing with stress. […]

EHSDA Song of the Week: Fell On Black Days

Worker mental health is often overlooked, but businesses are paying more attention to it these days. OSHA in August focused its Safe + Sound Week program on mental health and well-being and resources to help alleviate workplace stress and support mental health. This week, the EHSDA Song of the Week is Soundgarden’s “Fell On Black […]

NSC Launches Workplace Overdose Program

The National Safety Council (NSC) has launched a new workplace safety program, Respond Ready Workplace, to help employers combat the rise in workplace drug overdoses, the organization announced September 18. Deaths on the job from drug overdoses have increased 536% since 2011, according to the NSC’s Injury Facts page about overdose deaths. Unintentional workplace overdose […]

EHSDA Shorts: Permission to Thrive

On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Danielle Posa, founder of Workplace Wellbeing Advisors, about the three levels in an organization that must create the permission to thrive.

EHSDA Song of the Week: Help!

This week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is promoting worker mental health with Safe + Sound Week. The annual event involves thousands of worksites that will promote the benefits of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards. To that end, the […]