The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting on all workplaces across Australia. Those workplaces that adopt an integrated approach to workplace mental health will be best positioned to manage the impact of the pandemic and evolve to the new workplace environment in a safe, supportive and productive way.
This webinar will briefly explore an integrated approach to workplace mental health and how a pandemic such as COVID-19 maps into this model. It will include practical tools and advise for HSE manages to implement within their workplace in response to COVID-19.
Michael’s work experience includes over twenty years in various operational and management roles in the mining and information technology business units of BHP, followed by a period in a major information technology company and a state-based OHS regulator.
For the past fifteen years, Michael has worked at Beyond Blue, an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to ensure that all Australians achieve their best mental health. His current role of Workplace Engagement Manager combines his professional roles and personal experience of depression/anxiety to advocate to corporations, industry associations and peak bodies about the benefits of improving mental health within their workplaces