Leverage Your Investment in Mental Health

Position Your Organization as a Leader

The Psychologically Safe Workplace Awards are far more than a competition – they provide leaders with credible data, insights to make a real difference

Show You Care

Participating provides evidence to the workforce, clients and the community that you care about the health and safety of employees.


Get actionable data to show areas to focus on and compare yourself to other leading organizations.

Attract and Retain Talent

Winning the award is a beacon for talent – and top employees expect their employers to support mental health and well-being

Give Employees a Resource

Every worker gets a custom report on their own mental health and tips on how to improve.

Celebrate Your Award

The official seal can be used in recruitment campaigns and in branding as an external endorsement.

Turnkey Solution

The self-serve portal is easy to use. Just turn it on, and our experts take care of the rest.

Mental Health Doesn’t Discriminate

Younger Canadians are more likely to have issues, but no age group is immune – overall, one in five screen positive for at least one disorder.

A Staggering Price Tag.
A Staggering Opportunity

The total cost of mental health to the Canadian economy is expected to soar to $2.5 trillion by 2041.

One in three

30% of short- and long-term disability claims in Canada are attributed to mental health.

Your workers care

70% of employees are concerned about their psychological health and safety.


Half a million Canadians miss work every week due to mental health problems

Dollars and Sense

The ROI of investing in your employees is tangible – and proven.
Every $1 invested in mental health has a return of $1.62. The direct and indirect costs can pile up fast.

Health Care

Includes drug costs and fees for psychology services.


On any given day, you have workers off due to mental health.

Income Support

Short- and long-term disability claims are costly.


Employees will leave organizations that don’t care about their mental health.

You’ve Invested in Mental Health. Now Measure Your Progress

The Psychologically Safe Workplace Awards, presented by Talent Canada and OHS Canada, are powered by the powerful Mental Fitness Index (MFI) from Howatt HR. It measures four key pillars:

  • Physical
  • Coping Skills
  • Work
  • Life
  • Leadership Expectations
  • Safety
  • Reward
  • Recognition