New laws to ensure psychological health and safety

30 March, 2023

The responsibility for schools to provide a psychologically safe workplace for employees may expand following the publication of Safe Work Australia’s new model code of practice Managing Psychosocial Hazards at Work, as Rachel Drew and Aiyana O’Meara from Holding Redlich write.

Employers nation-wide are increasingly expected to provide a psychologically safe workplace, and recent developments signal a future in which Australian employers – including school authorities – could face criminal prosecution for failing to adequately protect employees’ mental health.


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