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Your obligations around psychological health and safety at work

Peta Miller

Peta Miller, past strategic WHS adviser and now consultant with Safe Work Australia, clears up the confusion around work-related psychological health and safety duties

No one running a business deliberately intends to injure their workers or customers. Few employees consciously and deliberately plan to cause psychological harm to their workmates. Yet the evidence is that in Australia and indeed across the world work-related psychological injuries remain a serious problem. Not surprisingly given the emotional, health and financial costs to individual and their families and the economic costs to society and or...

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