Event Description

Navigating the New Standard: Psychological Safety in the Workplace

May. 29, 2013

12:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

QNET Member / APICS Partner
 Rate:  $169 + GST 
Non-Member Rate:                              $199 + GST | Join QNET

Location: QNET - Suite 660, 175 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg

The Canadian Standards Association released a new standard for workplaces this January - the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace.

This workshop introduces the standard, navigates through the factors of psychological safety, and explores strategies for creating a psychologically safe workplace. 


Learning Objectives - by the end of this workshop participants will:

  • Understand the factors of psychological safety and its effect on the mental health and productivity of workers.
  • Identify areas of strengths and weaknesses in their workplace.  
  • Develop strategies for implementation in their organization to improve and/or create a psychologically safe workplace.
Facilitator:

Maureen Grace is a nurse with experience in Intensive Care, Cardiac Rehab, and Workplace Wellness. She is the principal of Hamilton Grace and Associates and has co-authored the book Stress Management with an Attitude. Maureen speaks at conferences across Canada on topics such as Mental Health, Physical Activity, Wellness, Healthy Workplace Practices, Heart Disease, Risk Factors, Shiftwork and Sleep, and Stress. She is a Mental Health Works trainer with the Canadian Mental Health Association and works with Manitoba Blue Cross developing and delivering wellness presentations to their clients. Prior to this she worked with Health & Safety committees to improve and maintain the safety in Manitoba workplaces, as the Occupational Health Specialist at MFL Occupational Health Centre.

This session is presented by QNET in partnership with APICS Winnipeg Chapter and
 Industry Workforce Development, Manitoba Entrepreneurship Training & Trade

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