Employers in the Metal, Engineering and Technology based industry (MET) sector understand how Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) concerns can be multifactorial, impacted by both work and non-work contributory factors. Workplace mental health which includes psycho-social risks is one example.
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It is important to remember that both employers and employees have a shared responsibility under the Framework Directive to achieve improvements in health and safety (H&S) conditions. Consequently, efforts to improve OSH standards should not solely rest with the employer, but also rest with the individual.