PsyHealth WorXs

Psychosocial Health Prevention and Work Standards

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PsyHealth WorXs

Psychosocial Health Prevention and Work Standards

Do you want to learn how you can manage psychosocial risks in your company?

EIT Health’s PsyHealth WorXs is an online training for health professionals and executives on how to conduct a psychosocial risk assessment in their companies to maintain a happy and healthy work force.

We will guide you through the seven steps of psychosocial risk assessment, present you the latest research findings, share insights and tips from practitioners, and skills to adapt the lessons learned to your specific context.

Registrations to this programme are ongoing. You can register whenever you are ready!

What you get


This MOOC will cover the following topics:

  • Week 1: The need for psychosocial risk assessment – scientific foundations and legal obligations, what is work-related stress
  • Week 2: The process of psychosocial risk assessment, obstacles that may inhibit it, preparation, and first steps of the assessment
  • Week 3: Methods for the assessment of work characteristics, how to evaluate the outcome of the assessment
  • Week 4: Evaluation, definition, and implementation of interventions. Examples of interventions in different branches
  • Week 5: Methods for the evaluation of the effectiveness of interventions
  • Week 6: Documentation and of the assessment and the process of updating and continuation

Eligibility Requirements

This programme is for the following profiles who have an active involvement in occupational health and safety as part of their job:

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Healthcare executives
  • Entrepreneurs and innovators
  • Start-ups or SMEs

Learning Outcomes

After the course you’ll be able to explain:

  • What is work-related stress
  • Why should you conduct a psychosocial risk assessment
  • Scientific foundations and legal obligations in psychosocial risk assessment
  • Obstacles to psychosocial risk assessment
  • Assessment of work characteristics and evaluation as risks
  • Design, implementation, and evaluation of interventions
  • Documenting and continuing the process
  • Insights from practitioners

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