Employing a Worker with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Category: Training

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 1:00pm - 4:00pm


Next session on May 15th, 2019 as part of OEA NS In-House Training Series (Use button to right of page to register)

There is a growing emergence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Workplace.

Do you know what PTSD is?
Who is at risk of PTSD?
How do you know when a worker is ready to come back to work following a traumatic incident on or off the job?
Which occupations are most at risk for PTSD?


WCB 2018 Statistics reports that “time-loss claims for psychological injuries went up almost 50 per cent over 2017 and are over three times the 2014 total. This includes PTSD and all other psychological injuries.”

Are you and your workplace prepared?

On May 15, 2019 we are offering 3 hours of training focused on Employing a Worker with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

PTSD can happen to any of your workers and can often arise as a result of a workplace injury.
Did you know PTSD can also result from witnessing a workplace accident?
Learn how you can assist a worker to return to work following a traumatic event.

At the end of the session the attendees will know:

  • History of PTSD
  • Emerging awareness of PTSD in the workplace
  • Understanding PTSD
  • Symptoms of  PTSD in the workplace
  • Situations and solutions of PTSD in the workplace
  • Building resilience in the workforce


Price: $120.00 +HST

Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm


The session will be held at the OEA Office: 36 Brookshire Court, Suite 14, Bedford, Nova Scotia, B4A 4E9

To Register use button to right of page.

Questions? Feel free to email joy.samuel@oeans.ca.

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