Resources

OHP

An infographic about occupational health psychology

Creating Healthy Workplaces

When Good Intentions Go Awry

Workplace Stress 

Workplace Stress in the Nova Scotia Workplace - Summary Report

CWBs

A practitioner-targeted article about counterproductive work behaviours

The Standard

The National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

Publications

CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Publications

Positive Psychology

A practitioner-targeted article about positive psychology

PHWs

Psychologically Healthy Workplaces - Best Practices

More Resources

Links to more OHP resources

Creating Healthy Workplaces: When Good Intentions Go Awry

Arla Day, PhD

Febrary 12, 2012 (Volume 6, Number 2)

 

"Many successful and high-functioning organizations are committed to developing healthy workplaces and demonstrate the positive outcomes these initiatives have on employees and the organization. At the same time, there are organizations that strive to create a healthy workplace and fall short. Many of these organizations are led by very enthusiastic and effective leaders, but they seem to have missed something along the way.

 

How do these well-meaning leaders inadvertently create unhealthy workplaces? Why do some self-acclaimed “healthy” workplaces go astray? There are several pitfalls that can occur when trying to create and sustain psychologically healthy workplaces. ..."

 

 

For the full article, click here:  http://www.apaexcellence.org/resources/goodcompany/newsletter/article/329

 
The National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace (The Standard)

 

"Championed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), and developed by theCanadian Standards Association (CSA Group) and the Bureau de normalisation du Québec(BNQ), the Standard is a voluntary set of guidelines, tools and resources focused on promoting employees’ psychological health and preventing psychological harm due to workplace factors."

 

 

Find out more about The Standard: 

http://www.mentalhealthcommission.ca/English/issues/workplace/national-standard

 
Psychologically Healthy Workplaces - Best Practices

 

Is your organization striving to develop a psychologically healthy workplace? See these best practices and benefits that you can bring to your place of work:

 

http://community.smu.ca/nshealthyworkplaces/bestpractices.html

 

Watch the 2011 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award recipients and organizations to see these best practices in action:

 

http://community.smu.ca/nshealthyworkplaces/APAWorkplaceAwards2011.avi  (171MB; 12:35 min.)

 
Workplace Stress in the Nova Scotia Workplace - Summary Report

 

Dr. Lori Francis and Dr. Kevin Kelloway

2005-2006

 

In a study funded by the Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation, Dr. Francis and Dr. Kelloway present their findings of over 1400 responses focusing on workplace stress and safety in the Nova Scotia workforce.

 

Find a summary report of their findings here: http://www.smu.ca/centres-and-institutes/cn-research-findings.html

 
CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Publications
 

Conducting and disseminating research findings is the primary mandate of the members of the CN Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CNCOHS). All members of the CNCOHS are actively engaged in research and publications. The following links will take you to samples of publications by members of the CN Centre relating to...

 

Occupational Health: http://www.smu.ca/centres-and-institutes/cn-research-occupational-health.html

 

Occupational Safety: http://www.smu.ca/centres-and-institutes/cn-research-occupational-safety.html

 
More Links to OHP Resources
 

-> OHP at Saint Mary's University

www.smu.ca/centres-and-institutes/cncohs.html 

 

-> The Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia (APNS) 

www.apns.ca 

 

-> The APA Center for Organizational Excellence - The Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards (PHWA) 

www.apaexcellence.org 

 

-> Link to Society for Occupational Health Psychology 

https://sohp-online.org 

 

-> The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health 

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/ohp/default.html 

 

-> Psychologically Healthy Workplaces - Best Practices 

 Is your organization striving to develop a psychologically healthy workplace? See these best practices and benefits that you can bring to your place of work: 

  

http://community.smu.ca/nshealthyworkplaces/bestpractices.html 

  

Watch the 2011 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award recipients and organizations to see these best practices in action: 

  

http://community.smu.ca/nshealthyworkplaces/APAWorkplaceAwards2011.avi  (171MB; 12:35 min.) 

 

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