Keynote 4: Managing work-related psychosocial risks during the pandemic and beyond



Description: The session will explore the impact of the pandemic on workplace health and wellbeing. It will cover aspects of effective prevention of psychosocial risks and good practices. The session will also explore international labour standards and policy guidance to better manage the changes in the world of work and their impact on mental health.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: (1) list the psychosocial factors at work; (2) identify a number of good preventative practices in managing each psychosocial factor; (3) describe the different international labour standards related to managing work-related stress and they will be able to describe how these standards can be reflected in national policy and practice; (4) explain how health promotion in the workplace can lead to the reduction of chronic diseases.