Our Usual Construct of Psychological Safety Isn’t Enough

in total worker health, burnout, job strain

woman in psychological distress

Gruesome. A worst case scenario that exemplifies why it’s not enough to view psychological safety as encouraging risk-taking and authenticity. We have to use what we know about workplace psychosocial risk factors — like organizational injustice, job insecurity, and social isolation — to prevent psychological injury.

Click on image or here to read the New York Times article, “35 Employees Committed Suicide. Will Their Bosses Go to Jail?