The everyday routines, schedules and lives of billions of people around the world have changed dramatically as a result of COVID-19. In a collective effort to help stop the spread, many people have started working from home and are spending less time outdoors and more time at home.
It’s important that businesses stay up to date with new health and safety regulations to protect the physical health of their employees, and it’s equally important to identify ways to support employees’ mental health and well-being, especially during this uncertain time.
As a result of the unprecedented nature of this global pandemic and changes in working, employees may experience the following:
To prevent stress as a result of COVID-19, here are a just a few things you can do to support your team:
According to Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws, it is important to implement the following steps to manage risks and continue keeping employees safe:
Step 1: Identify psychosocial hazards
Step 2: Assess risks
Step 3: Control risks
Step 4: Review hazards and control measures
For more information on mental health and how you can support your team throughout this uncertain time, visit the following websites:
For everything you need to create a healthy and safe work environment visit www.winc.com.au or call 13 26 44 to speak to a specialist.