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Psychological Safety

Learn how to build a workplace where people feel safe to contribute their best.


Most organisations prioritise physical safety, but often ignore the unseen harm caused by a toxic work environment. This workshop delves into the often-invisible realm of psychological harm. We'll equip you with practical tools to cultivate a culture of psychological safety within your team. Leave with a clear action plan to ensure legal compliance, navigate psychological hazards, and nurture a thriving workplace.

  • To raise awareness of the importance and impact of psychological safety in the workplace.

  • To equip learners with the knowledge and skills to identify, navigate, and mitigate psychological hazards in their teams.

  • To empower learners to cultivate a culture of psychological safety within their work environment, fostering trust, respect, and open communication.

  • To enable participants to develop a personalised action plan for implementing psychological safety initiatives in their workplace.

Learning outcomes
  • Define psychological safety and its core elements, analysing the benefits for individuals, teams, and organisations.

  • Identify key factors that contribute to or hinder psychological safety.

  • Distinguish healthy from harmful behaviours.

  • Recognise relevant legislation and regulations related to psychological safety and wellbeing.

  • Critically assess both the current state of psychological safety within your team or organization and your own contribution to this environment.

  • Develop practical strategies and related actions for fostering a culture of psychological safety within your team or organisation.

Workshop Content
  • Psychological Safety

  • Overwhelming stress

  • Legislation

  • The 14 Psychosocial hazards

  • Burnout

  • Vicarious trauma predictors

  • Psychological safety model

  • Thriving workplaces

  • Developing a clear action plan / roadmap​​​​​​​

Benefits for Workplaces

Psychological safety offers a wide range of benefits for individuals, teams, and organizations. Here are some of the key advantages:

Enhanced Innovation and Creativity: When people feel safe to share ideas without fear of judgment or ridicule, it leads to a more innovative and creative environment. Diverse perspectives are heard, leading to better solutions and problem-solving approaches.

Improved Decision-Making: When team members feel comfortable voicing their opinions and concerns, it leads to more informed decision-making. Different viewpoints and potential risks can be identified and addressed, leading to better and more well-rounded decisions.

Increased Employee Engagement and Satisfaction:  When employees feel safe to speak up and contribute, they are more likely to be engaged and satisfied in their work. They feel valued and respected, leading to increased motivation and ownership over their work.

Reduced Stress and Improved Well-being: A psychologically safe environment fosters a sense of belonging and trust, leading to reduced stress and anxiety among employees. This contributes to overall improved mental and physical well-being, which can positively impact work performance and absenteeism.

Stronger Team Collaboration and Performance: When team members feel safe to rely on each other and ask for help, it fosters stronger collaboration and teamwork. This leads to improved communication, problem-solving, and overall team performance.

Reduced Employee Turnover: Employees who feel valued and supported in a psychologically safe environment are less likely to leave the organization, leading to reduced employee turnover and its associated costs.

Enhanced Organizational Reputation: Organizations known for their psychologically safe culture attract and retain top talent, contributing to a positive employer brand and reputation.

Workshop Experience

This 3-hour workshop is very practical - using active learning, group discussions, scenarios, curly and frequently asked questions, and take home learning aids.

This workshop is ideal for:       
  • Leaders at all levels

  • Human resources professionals

  • Anyone seeking to create a healthier, happier workplace


3 hours


$195 per person

(including GST)

For In-house training pricing please inquire


In person


Minimum: 12

Maximum: 22

Training Terms & Conditions

No charge

to reschedule. Please contact us and state clearly the date of your current booking and your preferred alternate date and location.

Full course refund

if more than 2 weeks notice. (less third party fees and charges).

50% refund

 if less than 2 weeks notice.

No refund

 if less than 1 week notice.

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