November 6, 2023
Occupational Health & Safety – Andrea Foster-Mack, Product Director of EHS at Traliant and a Certified Safety and Health Official, addresses why managing employees’ whole health, including mental wellness, is the only way to effectively manage their safety.
Presently, 1 in 5 adults grapple with mental health issues, indicating that the majority of businesses have felt its effects in some capacity. Despite this impact, mental health still often remains a neglected and stigmatized subject in the workplace. This oversight not only jeopardizes the well-being of employees but also poses risks to the business itself.
Mental health may feel like a more personal employee matter, but many variables of it can bleed into the workplace and vice versa.