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Mentally-healthy working environment certification

We have been certified as a company with a mentally healthy working environment by

What does the certification stand for:

A company certified by as a "mentally healthy working environment" is a company where the employees have rated the company with a very high standard of mentally healthy working environment. The company must have 5% of the employee or at least 50 persons to take our surveys (both the standard survey and the mental health specific survey). The result should show at least 60% average employee satisfaction. Further, there cannot be any alarming reports from employees indicating that the result of the survey is not true.

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Why focus on mentally healthy working environment?

It is extremely important both for companies and employees to focus on the mental working environment. First of all, the mental working environment infulences the employees well being, but it also influences the companys profit. It is a win-win situation to focus on mental working environment, get a report and find the areas that can easily be improved for the benefit of all parties.  

Terms / requirements:

To become "mentally-healthy working environment" certified by, you must supply us with the following material:

1. Official company regulations describing the companys mentally healthy policy.
2. No less than 15% of the employees or at least 100 persons of the employees, must fill in our mental working environment survey, and also the full working environment survey. The result of these surveys must also show a mentally healthy work place.
3. The company must score an average of 60%+ in the survey which includes the following elements:
 - Power harassment
 - Stress
 - Enjoyment
 - Meaningfulness
 - Influence
 - Predictability
 - Fariness
 - Work adequacy
 - Social support
 - Rewards

Average rating by employees on Mentally healthy elements in our general survey must be: 60% +.

None of the single elemnts score can be under 25% to be granted a mentally healthy working environment certificate.

4. Working Environment report must be elaborated with suggestions of improvements with focus on mental working environment.
5. have NOT visited this company to verify facts. Certification is soley based on employees response to our survey and materials and data we can gather from the net and our office.
7. No violations has been confirmed
8. The certification must be placed on the company web site and it will also be placed on web site.

This certificate is valid for one year. To maintain this certification, the company must conduct this survey every year. After the survey, a pending status icon will be placed on the companys web for 3 month. If there are no reports of violations, the certificatino will be granted.

Examples of a Mental working environment chart  

Below is an example of a result of the mental working environment survey. As can be seen, this company has nothing near 60% rating in any of the categories important for the mental working environment and will not be able to get the certificate. They need to make serious efforts to improve the working environment.

How to get certified:

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