Psychological hazards

Psychological hazards are stressors in the workplace that adversely affect mental health and personal well being. Examples include the following:

  • Fatigue
  • Shift work
  • Bullying
  • Violence

HSE resources

The following HSE documents can be used to manage psychological hazards in the workplace:

Other university resources

HRHSE has prepared a series of Psychological Health and Safety resources based on the following 13 Risk Factors:

  1. Psychological Support
  2. Organizational Culture
  3. Clear Leadership and Expectations
  4. Civility and Respect
  5. Psychological Competencies and Requirements
  6. Growth and Development
  7. Recognition and Reward
  8. Involvement and Influence
  9. Workload Management
  10. Engagement
  11. Balance
  12. Psychological Protection
  13. Physical Safety

Additional resources for managers are available here

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