Mind your head - Guidance for psychological hazards

This guidance document provides information of common psychosocial hazards and risk to physiological health to help Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs) identify hazards in their workplaces.


What it contains

Mind Your Head is a joint initiative between unions and employers, supported by Employers Mutual Limited and WorkSafe's WorkWell Mental Health Improvement Fund.

The aims of this campaign are to:

  • raise the priority of mental health and safety to sit equal to treatment of physical health and safety
  • educate and develop workers, HSRs, Managers and Leaders to understand work-related mental health risk factors and the relationship with Work Health and Safety (WHS)
  • design tools and resources for workplaces to create mentally safe systems of work
  • facilitate engagement with workers, HSRs, managers and leaders to work together to create mentally healthy work, and
  • review and analyse the interventions to determine best practice and create a community that learns from each other