This report defines psychosocial health in the workplace context, identifies psychosocial health risks in the workplace and is intended to inform our approach to reducing psychosocial harm to New Zealand’s workers.

The report is structured into three main sections that aim to:

  • provide an overview of psychosocial health in the workplace
  • provide an overview of how other jurisdictions have addressed psychosocial health and harm
  • research-informed action, indicator development and risk management.
Psychosocial hazards in work environments and effective approaches for managing them (PDF 999 KB)