SUMMARY: Occupational health professionals often support employees through the accommodation process, respond to critical incidents at work and help the organization address psychological health and safety. Use this set of links to information, tools and resources specific to your job.

Accommodation and return to work

This describes a process that can help you work with the employee to identify challenges, discuss solutions and develop a plan to support success at work. It is particularly helpful when supporting employees who may be experiencing mental health concerns.

Planning for a sustainable return to work should begin before the employee's first day back at work and address any performance or co-worker concerns.

Learn about strategies that have been successful for other employees who have experienced mental health concerns, including depression and anxiety.

A video-based resource to help employees understand and work through the disability management process. A disability manager shares tips and strategies to help employees navigate the disability system.


Respond to critical incidents

Help ensure effective response to workplace situations involving:
Addiction Response
Suicide Response
Grief Response
Mental Health First Aid


Promote psychological health and safety

The National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace indicates that occupational health professionals have a role to play in promoting psychological health and preventing risks to psychological safety. The following resources can help you in this area.

A framework for workplace psychological health and safety that aligns with the National Standard.