Promoting Good Mental Health In The Workplace On Tuesday 18 October At 10:30am – A New, Free To Attend, Live, Virtual Event From The Health And Safety Executive (HSE)
Employers have a legal duty to protect workers from stress at work by undertaking a risk assessment and acting on it. Recognising the signs of stress will help employers to take steps to manage, mitigate and prevent the negative affect that stress has on a workforce.
In this event the HSE will raise awareness of the preventative measures that organisations can take to identify and manage work-related stress. The process of identifying conditions in the workplace that can cause stress and addressing them before they cause harm is the most effective way of ensuring that workers go home healthy and safe at the end of every working day. This strong focus on worker health and safety, in turn, benefits organisational performance.
This event will give participants access to HSE experts and the HSE risk management approach. NEBOSH and TSO will join to highlight official HSE training, resources, products and services. After the presentations, expert panel members will answer questions to provide further advice on how to identify and reduce risks, in order to prevent harm.
- Mark Sennett CEO‘Health & Safety Matters’/Western Business Media Ltd
- Christopher Austin Head of Training and Events, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
- Jennifer Webster MSc, CPsychol, AFBPsS – Chartered Psychologist, Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Risk and Human Factors Unit
- Denver Coulson Head of CampaignsHealth and Safety Executive (HSE)
Mark Sennett is the Chief Executive Officer Western Business Media and Managing Editor of Health & Safety Matters Magazine, with a circulation of more than 18,000 safety professionals. He is also the organiser of the Safety & Health Excellence Awards and is a former Web Editor of the Safety and Health Practitioner (SHP) Magazine.
Chris Austin leads the HSE’s external training and events portfolio, working alongside science, research, regulatory and policy colleagues to develop engaging and relevant solutions that help employers and industry sectors make their workplaces safer and healthier, by managing workplace risks and embedding a positive culture. He and his team also work to ensure that messages are delivered in the most impactful way throughout Great Britain and internationally, via the HSE’s own experts or its extensive network of trusted partners. Chris has gained a breadth of experience prior to joining the HSE in January 2022, having worked within and/or supported numerous public and private sector organisations including local authorities, higher education establishments, small to medium enterprises (SMEs) and multi-national companies.
Jennifer Webster’s work for the HSE centres around supporting organisations to develop a strong culture that keeps their people healthy and safe. She has published academic papers on burnout and work-related stress and is currently part of the team at the HSE looking more widely at mental health in the workplace, especially as organisations move to more hybrid working.
Denver Coulson leads the HSE’s campaigns team, responsible for providing strategic leadership for the delivery of large-scale behaviour change campaigns to meet business objectives and strategic priorities. Working with media, external affairs, web and design, policy, insight and science, he and the team use a range of marketing channels and external partnerships to reach the relevant audiences and deliver the most impactful results. With prior experience supporting local government, and more than a decade in marketing agencies, Denver brings a multi-disciplinary approach to the HSE’s communications.
Registration for this free to attend event is by completing the form on this webpage link:
This is a virtual on-online event at 10:30am on Tuesday 18 October 2022.
National Health, Safety & Environment Officer