Assessment & Mitigation of Workplace Risks Affecting Employee Mental Health and Performance

Insight’s Fractional Mental Health and Safety Team can help your organization and leaders in the following:

  • Carefully assessing the psychosocial risks and hazards in the workplace that are affecting employees’ mental health and performance.
  • Examining the organization’s options for risk mitigation and hazard control, and providing support in the organization’s control implementation efforts.
  • Reviewing and providing recommendations on the different mental health and allied services that the organization may be interested in acquiring for its employees;
  • Establishing practice protocol, safeguards, and ready-access professional assistance for in-house mental health first aiders.
  • Building the organization’s own workplace mental health team(s) and checking-in at set intervals with the team(s) to:
    1. review the mental health initiatives, controls, and work in progress, and
    2. tackle emerging workplace/employee mental health issues in which the team(s) need exploration, guidance, and/or support.

Workplace Mental Health Assessment Options

1) Workplace Psychosocial Risk Assessment

An In-depth workplace psychosocial risk audit can help organizations identify the specific workplace risks and hazards that would likely induce or exacerbate employee mental health difficulties. This would allow organizations to develop targeted controls to mitigate the risks and hazards identified as well as develop tailored strategies to build a healthy, safe, and productive work environment.

Key areas of risk assessed include:

  • Work Demand, Control & Clarity
  • Organizational Culture & Justice
  • Employee Engagement, Involvement & Influence
  • Growth & Development
  • Systems & Support
  • Recognition & Reward
  • Change Management
  • Physical Environment & Safety
  • Psychological Environment & Safety

2) MyPsychPulse Workplace & Employee Mental Health Scan

MPP is a comprehensive multi-issue mental health and work stress scan that screens for the following concerns:

  • Life Change Stressors and Adjustment Issues
  • Work Stress and Risk of Mental Injury
  • Exposure to Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, and Violence
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sleep Issues
  • Anger Issues
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Substance Use and Addictions
  • Problematic or Compulsive Behaviour
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychosis

MPP is designed to:

  • ​Help individual employees get a better understanding of their current state of mental health and work stress, so that they can seek further assessment, support, and/or intervention where applicable, in order to stay healthy and productive.
  • ​Help organizations gauge their employees’ COLLECTIVE mental health condition and areas of challenge, so that they can develop targeted strategies and solutions to address concerns identified, promote employee mental wellness, and build a healthy, safe, and productive work environment.

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Your Efforts will be Supported by our Fractional Mental Health and Safety Team (FMHS Team)

Many organizations need but may not have an in-house Mental Health and Safety Team to help guide and support their workplace mental health efforts. Just as some organizations have an external Information Technology, Marketing, or Human resources partners supporting them in these respective areas, Insight Corporate’s FMHS Team serves as the organization’s retained partner, guide, and support in completing the above efforts. Insight Corporate’s FMHS Team members consist of mental health clinicians, organizational development specialists, management /executive coaches, and senior human resources practitioners. Where deemed necessary and appropriate, Team members will consult with, work with, and/or coordinate service with other affiliate service providers (e.g. medical and para-medical professionals, legal counsel, etc.).