How to Prevent and Manage Chronic Stress Claims


May 23, 2019  |  9:00 am - 4:30 pm EST

Chronic stress claims can arise from excessive work-related stressors, including workplace harassment and bullying.

Workers in Ontario, BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and Nunavut who suffer from chronic mental stress may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.

​Organizations that take action to prevent chronic stress have less absenteeism, fewer injuries, fewer workplace conflicts, higher productivity, greater employee engagement and creativity, and more satisfied customers. They will also have fewer claims and be better able to accommodate employees who suffer from mental illness.

  • Discover how chronic mental stress impacts the mental health of workers

  • Understand the entitlement criteria for work-related chronic mental stress claims in your jurisdiction

  • Address the hazards that cause or contribute to chronic mental stress

  • Learn an effective method for accommodation and return-to-work


This course is intended to engage anyone involved in managing disability, claims and return to work in their organization, including OHNs, OHS Professionals, HR professionals, Operational Managers, Supervisors, Health and Safety Committee Members, Union Representatives, and Small Business Owners.



This course contains 6 technical hours which can be applied to certification maintenance points for various professional designations.


Live Virtual Session: May 23, 2019

Cdn $350 + HST

About Your Instructor

Liz Horvath  


Liz is the Founder and President of Hale Health and Safety Solutions. She brings over 20 years of experience in occupational health and safety and workplace mental health combined with experience in disability and claims management. She is known for navigating complex and controversial issues in health and safety, making them easier to understand and helping clients see a clear path forward. Liz has worked with all levels of leadership throughout her career, helping them to significantly reduce their incidents and claims costs, while improving their business results.

During her career, Liz has dealt successfully with numerous workplace situations and claims involving mental health. She developed both basic and advanced level training on managing workers’ compensation claims and delivered this training across Canada. She was the Project Manager for the creation of the National Standard of Canada on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace and is a sought-after speaker and trainer on psychological health and safety and leadership. Read full bio


“Attending Liz and Denise’s workshop on how to manage accommodations when return to work is a factor provided me with valuable information that I will be applying in my job immediately. It helped me have a mental shift in the way I approach these situations, and left me feeling more empowered and confident to handle them effectively. They provided a tangible tool I can draw upon in the future, as well as some other valuable resources. I loved learning from people with a lot of experience in this field, and it was convenient to be able to attend by videoconference." - R. Van Rijn

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