Workplace Health

Healthy Workplaces

Most adults spend more than half of their waking hours at work.

A healthy workplace environment benefits the health and safety of employees as well as the effectiveness and success of the organization.

A comprehensive workplace health approach involves the joint efforts of employers and employees addressing the four elements of workplace health – Occupational Health and Safety, Health Practices, Workplace Culture and Community Involvement.

Assess your workplace and learn more about workplace resources, programs, supports, and policies with the Workplace Check.

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Make the Connection between Workplace Health and Productivity

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Workplace Health Topics

Addressing health in the workplace supports employee practices and behaviours, positive organizational culture, and occupational health & safety legislation.

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Occupational Sitting a Health Hazard

The average person spends 9.5 hours a day sitting at our desks, in front of computers, at meetings and in vehicles. This equates to about 69% of our waking hours. Learn how to create a more active workplace.