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  • A number of laws apply to how you manage workplace issues that relate to an employee’s mental health.
    Oct 01, 2018
  • Do these things to reduce the risk of psychosocial hazards in your workplace.
    Oct 01, 2018
  • Health and safety legislation operating in all jurisdictions imposes a general duty on you to ensure safe systems of work and a safe working environment that does not pose health and safety risks to your employees.
    Oct 01, 2018
  • Your duty of care under common law is to exercise reasonable care for your employees’ safety, including minimising risks to health that a stressful work environment may pose.
    Oct 01, 2018
  • Contract law recognises an implied term in an employment contract that obliges you to take reasonable care for the health and safety of your employees. This includes the provision of a safe place of work and a safe system of...
    Oct 01, 2018
  • Answer the following questions to determine whether work-related stress is a risk to any of your employees.
    Oct 01, 2018
  • State, territory and federal anti-discrimination legislation prohibit you from discriminating against an employee who is suffering from a mental health problem.
    Oct 01, 2018
  • Direct discrimination is treating a person with a prescribed attribute differently than a person without that attribute.
    Oct 01, 2018
  • Reasonable adjustment is the process of adopting supportive measures, e.g. improved workplace design, to enable employees to fulfil the inherent requirements of their roles.
    Oct 01, 2018
  • You do not have to make adjustments if you can show they would cause you unjustifiable hardship.
    Oct 01, 2018
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