Psychosocial risks

Risks to physical and mental health such as excessive stress and burn-out originating in a professional or academic context or from actions that could compromise personal integrity (such as sexual and psychological harassment, discrimination or violence).

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If you’re experiencing discrimination, mobbing, harassment or anything else, talk about it as soon as possible and ask for help.

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Procedures for resolving a case of psychological or sexual harassment: informal resolution or formal complaint.

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Resources, courses and practices for taking care of your mental health and well-being.

There for you

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Internal and external instances of EPFL with a mandate to provide initial assistance in situations of discrimination and psychosocial risks

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The person of trusted and mediation service is part of EPFL’s desire to protect the health of its community members, be they staff members, students or PhD students.

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Individual support, available in case of difficulties.

How to help

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If you are aware of a situation that you believe constitutes psychological or sexual harassment

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Tips & advice to protect the well-being of employees and students, and in ensuring an environment free of discrimination and harassment