Health and Safety

Barriers to psychological health and safety

By Dr. Kate Toth, CHRL

 

Considerable recent efforts by mental health leaders in Canada have been successful in opening the conversation about mental health in the workplace.

What should employers know?

By Marnie Downey R.Kin., M.Sc.

 

Over the last several years, the media has been focusing on how prolonged sitting at work can negatively impact worker’s health.

A proactive way to personal sustainability

By Dr. Helena Lass

 

A mentally healthy workplace is one that protects and promotes mental wellness.

Using technology to promote employee wellness

By Chris Bruce

 

All employers want to create a supportive and encouraging work environment for their employees. Providing easy access to benefits that meet the needs of their employees is a failsafe way companies can demonstrate their commitment to improving the overall wellness of their people.

Mindfulness at work can make a huge difference to your bottom line. Here’s why. 

By Dr. Geoff Soloway

 

Thanks to the tireless efforts of numerous mental health leaders, including the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Bell Let’s Talk and even Princes William and Harry, the stigma around mental health has been reducing. And not a minute too soon:

It is an employer’s responsibility to ensure the safety of all STAFF members at work

By Jenn Miller

 

In the past, it was an accepted attitude that domestic violence was a personal problem. What happened in the privacy of one’s home, behind closed doors, was to remain there. In fact, it used to be widely frowned upon to discuss personal issues at work, bring feelings or emotions related to personal problems into the workplace or take time away from the workplace to deal with personal or family-related issues.