$165.00 inc GST

Psychosocial Hazards – Employees Training

Online Compliance Course

Course length:
45 minutes online

Available in Australia

OHS and WHS legislation, Respect@Work Act

Course audience:
All organisation

Course type:
Structured iDesigned for learners with little prior knowledge, this course type takes the learner through the course subject sequentially – one step at a time. Accelerated iThis course type is designed for learners with prior knowledge, giving learners more ability to self-direct how they engage with the full course content. Using scenarios with voice-overs, tests within the course, and a ‘Learn More’ option, learners can engage the course on any smartphone, tablet, or PC. and and Shortburst iDesigned for learners seeking a quick summary of specific areas of compliance. This format offers industry-specific content for diverse sectors.

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About this course

Psychosocial Hazards – Employees training is designed to provide you with a valuable insight into psychosocial hazards and their implications in the workplace. As organsations increasingly recognise the profound impact of psychosocial hazards on employee well-being, productivity, and overall workplace dynamics, understanding these factors has become essential. This course will equip you with the knowledge to identify and address psychosocial hazards effectively, not only for your personal benefit but also for the well-being of your colleagues and the broader workplace community.

This module is designed to give you a general understanding of psychosocial hazards, the effects they may have on you as an employee, and some ways to help mitigate the risks posed by them to yourself and others in your workplace.

Understanding psychosocial hazards for employees is vital as it directly impacts their well-being, productivity, and engagement. It also ensures legal compliance, enhances the organisation’s reputation, fosters better teamwork, and reduces healthcare costs and absenteeism. Prioritising employees’ mental and emotional health aligns with ethical responsibilities and contributes to a more positive and sustainable work environment.

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Learning outcomes

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • understand the meaning of the terms psychosocial hazards and psychosocial risk
  • understand how psychosocial hazards may affect your undertaking of your work
  • understand how you can contribute to controlling psychosocial hazards in your workplace

Course contents

  • The Law
  • What is a Psychosocial Hazard?
  • What is a psychosocial risk?
  • Effects of Psychosocial Hazards
  • Psychosocial Hazards
    • Low Job Control
    • High Job Demands
    • Poor Support
    • Lack of Role Clarity
    • Poor Organisational Change Management
    • Inadequate Reward and Recognition
    • Traumatic Events or Material
    • Poor Physical Environments
    • Bullying and Harassment
  • Contributing to a positive mental health environment