October is Healthy Workplace Month

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Is it time for your company’s annual ‘physical’?

How healthy is your workplace? Want to get your organization in tip-top shape? The goal of Healthy Workplace Month is to increase awareness of the main elements that make up a healthy workplace, including:

  1. Health and lifestyle practices
  2. Workplace culture and a supportive environment
  3. Physical environment and occupational health and safety 

Each week, you’re encouraged to promote a healthy workplace along these themes.

Week 1: Safety


Week 2: Healthy Bodies


Week 3: Culture


Week 4: Fun at Work and Home


Through www.healthyworkplacemonth.ca, you can access tools, resources, and best practice examples, as well as a list of major websites for workplace health and wellness info: http://healthyworkplacemonth.ca/en/resources/key.