Understanding Psychosocial Hazards

For Workers.
Enhance your understanding of psychosocial hazards, the role you play in reporting them and discover effective measures to mitigate their impact.  As a worker, you may be exposed to these hazards. This course will offer strategies for how you can respond efficiently. This course runs in Perth, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Bunbury and Albany.

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1/2 Day

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The latest WA Work Health and Safety Act 2020 highlights psychosocial hazards in the workplace that have the potential to impact a person’s mental health and feeling of being psychologically safe. 

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to proactively identify potential hazards for both you and your colleagues. Additionally, the course will explore practical solutions for addressing these hazards, while clarifying the responsibilities of workers to help maintain a safe working environment.

Who will benefit

Workers and individual contributors, without direct reports, who wish to learn more about how to identify and respond to psychosocial hazards in the workplace.


  • Define a psychologically safe workplace
  • Understand your responsibilities under the WHS laws
  • Identify psychosocial hazards in the workplace
  • Create a relationship with your supervisor that allows you to speak up
  • Evaluate your role in contributing to workplace issues.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of your responsibilities in compliance with WHS laws
  • Identify and assess psychosocial hazards within your work environment
  • Establish an effective communication rapport with your supervisor, enabling open dialogue and the ability to voice concerns
  • Determine the necessary steps for resolving workplace issues
  • Develop a strategic plan for addressing workplace concerns, including prioritising actions and tasks.
Related Results

Get a broad understanding of the factors that impact your mental health in the workplace.  This may include external stressors, workload, relationships, diet and more.  The focus of this course is on nurturing your own mental health, while also equipping you with the tools to support others. This course runs in Perth, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Bunbury and Albany.

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This course will guide you through the internationally recognised structure of a Work Health and Safety Management System or Occupational Health and Safety System, and importantly what you need to do to meet legislative requirements.

With significant updates to the WHS legislation and changes in the ways workplaces apply this legislation, if you are a Health and Safety Representatives (HSR), you will benefit from this refresher course.

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