Workplace Mental Health – Introducing a Structured Approach Using IOSH Guidance

  • Thursday 13th May 2021 (10am - 1pm)
    Thursday, May 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Thursday 20th May 2021 (10am - 1pm)
    Thursday, May 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Online Certified Learning Programme in 2 sections

  • Thursday 13th May 2021 (10am – 1pm)
  • Thursday 20th May 2021 (10am – 1pm)

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About this course

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) declare that workplace mental health is now a safety issue.
A number of factors have combined in the EU member States of Ireland and the United Kingdom which will determine how employers will respond to workplace mental health. Workplace mental health is now a safety issue. The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) have taken the lead and are declaring that workplace mental health is now a safety issue and that its members are well placed to respond.
Focus on compliance, risk assessments and employee support therapy.
IOSH Magazine’s March 2019 issue focused on evaluating employee assistance
programmes and implementing structured wellbeing programmes. IOSH is urging its members to think safety, compliance, risk assessments, and employee support therapy to address the mental health issues that are now impacting the workplace.
Certified Training Certificate of attendance presented by the EAP Institute will be sent by post. The full course notes and the PowerPoint will be sent by email.
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Continuing Professional Development Awards
Professional Development Hours (P.D.H.’s) will be awarded by the Employee
Assistance Certification Commission (EACC) for attendance.
IOSH CPD Points
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) members will be able to allocate CPD points to the course at the rate of 3 points per course day.
Learning Objectives
• Outline the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) Guidance on workplace mental health and the proposed ISO 45003 standard on workplace Psychological health and psychosocial risks” due in July 2021.
• How to conduct a mental health risk assessments for all mental health risks and providing reasonable accommodation for employees with disabilities.
• Defining limits of Manager’s role in relation to managing poor performance and signposting employees to appropriate mental health professionals and community based resources, for support.

Trainer

  • Maurice Quinlan
    Maurice is a frequent contributor to many national and international publications including a report on EAP's in Ireland published in the 3rd Edition of the International Employee Assistance Compendium. He was also one of the selected scholar practitioners to contribute to the publication on the Integration of Employee Assistance, Work Life and Wellness Services by the Hayworth Press.
  • Finbarr Stapleton
    Finbarr Stapleton is a highly qualified and experienced consultant and trainer. He joined Antaris in 1995 and since then he has successfully assisted large number of companies in implementing health and safety, environmental, and quality management systems. He has a Professional Diploma in Health & Safety from the University of Limerick. He regularly carries out environmental, quality, energy.