Psychologically healthy and safe workplaces play an integral role in maintaining the psychological health of workers. There are strategies that employers can utilize to improve organizational resilience. Learn about the mental health tools and resources that are available for leaders to help support workers and themselves, as well as the actions employers can take to promote psychological safety in the workplace.
Amenda Kumar, MSW, RSW (she/her/hers)
Occupational Health & Safety Consultant
OHS Consultation & Education Services
Amenda has worked in the field of mental health for over 10 years, working for both government and private organizations. She joined WorkSafeBC in 2014 and since then, she has worn several hats including working as a Case Manager in Claims, Investigations Officer in Fatal and Series Injury Investigations, and currently as an Occupational Health and Safety Consultant for Mental Health Injury Prevention in Consultation and Education Services. Outside of WorkSafeBC, Amenda is involved in promoting mental health in her role as a therapist at a Vancouver clinic specializing in support for adults struggling with anxiety and other mental health challenges. Amenda has her Master of Social Work from UBC and is currently a member of the BC College of Social Workers. She also works closely with the BC First Responders’ Mental Health Committee in supporting first responder mental health.