Managing Stress in Alberta Workplaces: What Every Manager Needs to Know
Build your confidence in dealing with stress-related claims
This one-hour webinar will provide you with a clear understanding of how the new definition of health and safety in the revised Occupational Health and Safety Act will affect your workplace, how psychological stress impacts your business results, and what to do to minimize your risk of stress related claims and other losses. Based on decades of experience combined with best practices in occupational health and safety and integrated disability management.
High-level overview of applicable legislation and standards in Alberta
How chronic stress causes disability and impacts performance and business outcomes
Discerning work-related stress claims versus other workplace issues
How to prevent disability from psychological stress
Key questions and how to foster trust with key stakeholders
OHS Managers, HR Managers, health and safety committees, and anyone involved in managing employees or operating a business in Alberta.
This course contains 1 technical hour which can be applied to certification maintenance points for various professional designations.
About Your Instructor
Liz 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.
Liz’s mission is to make work a great part of life for as many people as possible.
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