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This podcast is worth listening to. Not just because it will help you pass the time of day but because it tackles one of the most important issues in the workplace today … mental health. It’s our aim to use this podcast to build awareness of proactive and preventative approaches to workplace mental health. We introduce you to the new ISO45003 standard that was released in June 2021. A framework for how workplace mental health should be approached. Each week we’ll have a guest from the field ...
 
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In this week's episode Sheila Lord is speaking to Sharon Vibert, Director of Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace. They are discussing ways to support employers to becoming menopause friendly, by following best practice standards and embedding menopause into the culture of an organisation.. They also cover many of the myths that surround menopause…
 
The well-being of the employees is the key to everything that an organisation stands for. Well-being of staff covers both physical and psychological health. We don’t function well without both.This week, in a special crossover episode, Sheila has been talking to Adam Clarke of Praxis42 about the benefits of investing in well-being, building skills,…
 
This week on the UK Psych Health & Safety podcast, Sheila Lord is joined by Derek Mowbray, Director at The Management Advisory Service (MAS), and a charted psychologist who is passionate about building and sustaining positive work cultures.They are discussing how leaders and managers can build and sustain cultures and exhibit behaviours that lead t…
 
In today's podcast, Sheila Lord has a fascinating conversation with Bob Cummins, Executive Director of Sodak, about how companies can create a safer, healthier, and more effective place of work through behavioural insights. They also discuss the meaning of “behaviour” and Bob outlines the elements that influence other people's behaviourBob believes…
 
This week on the UK Psych Health & Safety podcast, Sheila Lord and Peter Kelly are speaking to Richard Heron. Richard has worked as the chief medical officer and the global head of health for BP the last 16 years. He’s a member of the national forum for health and safety, the National Health Service expert advisory group for health and wellbeing, a…
 
In this week's episode Sheila Lord and Peter Kelly are speaking to Dr Christian Van Stolk - Executive Vice President at RAND Europe. He has worked broadly on health and well-being. His work in the past has focused on working on the health and well-being of staff in the National Health Service in the UK and looking at the connection between producti…
 
In this episode, Sheila Lord and Peter Kelly are talking to Kevin Daniels, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the University of East Anglia about how, as employers, we go about prioritising the business case for wellbeing. Kevin also tells us about a recent project he has been involved in Evolve Workplace Wellbeing which launched May 16thKevi…
 
This week Sheila joins James MacPherson Managing Director and Chief Operational Risk Consultant @ RiskFluent on his Rebranding Safety podcast.Amongst over things they are discussing where mental health sits within an organisation and who has responsibility for it, ISO’s (how and who), behaviour and culture change and they give their thoughts on how…
 
In this episode Sheila Lord is speaking to Sue Parker- Tantush, Co-op Group Risk Head of Safety and Garth Davenport, Health and Safety Business Partner about risk-based approaches to wellbeing and the program that they have implemented across the co-op group for staff wellbeing.By Sue Parker-Tantush, Garth Davenport, Sheila Lord
 
In this special edition of the UK Psych Health and Safety Podcast, to mark Men's Health Week 2022, Sheila Lord has been speaking to Emily Pearson, Co-founder & Managing Director of Our Mind's Work and Paul Bannister, Director at ManHealth. Emily is the founding manager of Our Minds Work & Paul is the founder of Man's Health and both work together t…
 
In this episode Sheila Lord is speaking to Peter Cheese, CEO of the CIPD the professional body for HR and a fellow of the Australian HR Institute, about the role of HR in workplace well-being and the development into more cross-functional working with other disciplines such as wellbeing, H&S and Leadership.Since January 2019, Peter has been co-chai…
 
In this episode, Sheila Lord and Peter Kelly are speaking to Kevin Lyons, Senior HR Manager at Pearson Group about the role and value of mental health first aiders as part of an organisation's approach to wellbeing, and the structure and support needed for MHFA’s in the context of the changing nature of work. Kevin drives many projects across the b…
 
Peter Sanders, Co-Founder and Group MD of identifi Global, speaks to Sheila Lord, Director at BMR Health and Wellbeing about what makes a happy, thriving work environment in 2022.They discuss important topics around workplace happiness, mental health while working remotely, how to empower employees, and what makes a great manager. As we’ve complete…
 
In August 2020 the Lived Experience Wellbeing Project surveyed over 2,000 safety-critical aviation workers, and examined levels of psychological distress and the supports being provided to and availed of by these workers. One year on, we want to see how things have changed. Is it better? Is it worse?…
 
In this episode Lucy Tallon, Head of Mental Health and Wellbeing at The Film & TV Charity, joins us today to talk about how the Film & TV industry can improve the mental health of the massive workforce that enables the artistic work that we enjoy.Lucy started her career at The Economist as an editorial assistant. Throughout the years, Lucy has work…
 
In this episode Peter Griffiths, CEO and Co-Founder of the Mind Take Away and host of the Mind Take Away Podcast, is speaking to Sheila Lord, Director of BMR - Health and Wellbeing, about the importance of listening to your employees and why we need to take a systemic approach when it comes to workplace mental health and wellbeing. We often hear le…
 
In this episode, Sheila Lord and Peter Kelly are talking to David Liddle about organisational cultures. What a good organisational culture should look like and how we go about creating better ones. David is CEO of the TCM Group and a thought leader in the areas of organisational dynamics, conflict resolution, and transformational culture. He is the…
 
Today we are talking to Laura Thomas, Barrister, Safety Strategist and Risk Leader about the legal obligations for employers when it comes to health and safety and why taking a risk-based approach to workplace mental health is crucial.By Peter Kelly, Sheila Lord, Laura Thomas
 
This week Peter Kelly and I have been chatting with Nick Pahl who is the CEO at the Society of Occupational Health.We spoke about the role of occupational health in organisational wellbeing and how it is vitally important to look at a preventative approach to avoiding workplace-related issues and the processes that can be put in place to ensure the…
 
This week Peter Kelly and I have been chatting with Amy McKeown who is an Award-Winning, Health, Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategist and an advocate for women’s health. We spoke about how having an end-to-end workplace mental health strategy is so important. This requires businesses to assess the root causes of the issues that are contributing t…
 
This week we have been chatting with Hayley Farrell from Emcor this has been a real treat as Emcor are the first company in the UK to have been awarded the ISO45003 certification. The commitment Emcor has to creating a psychologically safe work environment is fantastic and the fact that they have managed to achieve accreditation for a standard that…
 
What if your job was good for you? This is the topic we are talking to Louise about this weekA new report sets out how business leaders can create an environment in which employees feel supported to do their best work. It also outlines how to achieve good jobs for all, that drive sustainable positive mental health outcomes.A link to the report is b…
 
In this episode Sheila and Peter chat with Nicki Eyre Founder and Managing Director of Conduct Change who is an anti-bullying advocate. Nicki has experienced both opportunity and adversity during her career, including her own experience of feeling bullied at work. She recognises the scale of the problem at both an organisational and individual leve…
 
In this episode of the Podcast, host Sheila Lord is welcoming special guest Andrew Clements who is an occupational psychologist, specialising in wellbeing and at work and careers. Andrew speaks about what an occupational psychologist do to benefit the well-being of a business.By Andrew Clements, Sheila Lord
 
In this episode, co-hosts Sheila and Peter welcome Dr Jacqui Wilmshurst, director of Safety in Mind and Consulting Psychologist. Jacqui’s career has seen her supporting individuals and teams towards effective psychosocial risk management, with a focus on highly specialised and challenging roles including; social media content moderation, social wor…
 
In this episode, Sheila and Peter are joined by Emily Pearson, managing director and co-founder of Our Mind's Work. Emily comes from a health and social care background, and in this episode, she shares her thoughts and experiences in Mental-ill health.By Sheila Lord
 
This is a special episode aired on World Suicide Prevention day where Sheila Lord and co-hosts Peter Kelly and Ann Robinson are welcoming special guest Richard Barker, Assistant Manager of Rotherham United Football Club. Richard will share the story of his brother’s suicide and the impact this has had on his life and the life of his family and why …
 
In this episode, Sheila is joined by co-host Jason Van Scie from FlourishDx. Sheila and Jason speak with special guest Kate Field, Global Head Health, Safety and Wellbeing at British Standards Institution.Kate speaks initially about the standard ISO 45001 and then she explains why it was necessary to write the new ISO 45003 as a supporting standard…
 
Today, Sheila and Peter are going to talk to Jason Anker, who is an MBE and founder of Proud to be Safe. Jason talks about the impact that life outside work can have on safety and performance in the workplace. Many organisations still say that employees need to leave their problems at home and that this is not a work issue. Jason tells about his jo…
 
In this episode, Sheila and Peter talk with Su Chantry, Occupational Health Nurse Manager at Williams Racing. Su explains the role of occupational health services in psychosocial risk management and the promotion of mental health and wellbeing at work. Lastly, Su talks about the release of the new ISO 45003 standard.…
 
In this episode, our hosts Sheila Lord and Peter Kelly speak with Dr Michael Drayton, an Executive Coach, Organisational Consultant and Clinical Psychologist, and author of the book Anti-burnout. Michael speaks about what is Burnout at the workplace and how that impacts our life. He defines Burnout as an occupational phenomenon caused by chronic st…
 
In this episode, Peter and Sheila talk with Claire Farrow, Global Director of Content, MADWorldSummit & makeadifference.media. Claire speaks about the work that she does and how she contributes to mental health wellbeing. She says that it is important for business leaders to train their staff and put in place programmes within their organisations f…
 
Our partners over at FlourishDx ran a fantastic live event a couple of weeks ago and we are happy to be able to share this content with you as a podcast if you didn’t get the chance to catch up with it. A great event with lots of fantastic insights from co-host Jason Van Schie, Peter Kelly and Mary Ann Baynton. Peter and Mary Ann share the history …
 
In this episode, Peter and Sheila talk with Gerard Forlin. He is a health & safety and corporate governance specialist with a global client base in over 65 countries. Industries worked in include transport, aviation, mining and fire among others. Gerard’s broad practice covers civil, criminal and commercial litigation.In this episode, we discuss wi…
 
In this episode, Peter and Sheila talk with Sally Swingewood, lead standards development manager, BSI. Sally has been involved in the development of the new ISO 45003 standard (with Peter of course). The standard has just been released and in this episode, Sally and Peter will talk about the development of the standard and the potential impact of t…
 
In this episode, we chat with Dr Gilda Scarfe, CEO and founder of positive ED.Gilda tells us about positive psychology models -PERMA and SCARFE, and the narrative around negative mental health language. Gilda speaks about the impact of covid on teachers/students and how to keep staff and students positive and well. Finally, we have a chat about how…
 
In this episode, our hosts speak with Joelle Mitchell who is head of Psychological Health and Safety, Organisational psychologist, Podcaster and FlourishDx enthusiast.The topics covered in this episode are:- How to implement systemic programs for psych health - Importance of leadership commitment - Key factors for success - Common pitfalls The clos…
 
Sheila and Peter are joined with special guest Paul Cullen, an aviation wellbeing consultant. Paul shares his experience and role during what has been the toughest year ever for the aviation industry. Paul also talks about the common mental health issues in the industry.By Peter Kelly, Sheila Lord, Paul Cullen
 
Sheila and Peter for the 4th episode of the podcast, are joined by special guest Louise Hosking, president-elect at IOSH. This week sees the launch of ISO 45003 and Louise gives us her thoughts on Psychological hazard and risk management and how H&S professionals can support organisations to manage this well.…
 
This episode will cover the following topics: The 5 H&S basics Safe & Healthy Work Safe & Healthy Workers Safe & Healthy Workplaces Safe & Healthy Work Assets Safe & Healthy Work Output = products and services ISO 45001 / 45003 Thoughts on psychological health and safety The roles the unions can play in psychological H&S Sheila ends the episode by …
 
In this episode, our hosts chat with Jason Van Schie all the way from Australia. Jason is a Psych Health, Safety and wellbeing Psychologist, Podcaster and FlourishDx enthusiast. Peter asks a series of questions to Jason about psychological health and safety at work.By Peter, Jason, Sheila
 
In this introductory episode, our hosts Peter Kelly, Senior Psychologist at the Health and Safety Executive and Sheila Lord, Director of BMR Health and Wellbeing, gives us a comprehensive insight into the challenges in implementing psych health and safety strategies at work. They also discuss the new ISO 45003 standard due out later this year. Pete…
 
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