Workplace Wednesday: Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month

Workplace Wednesday: Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month

Workplace Wednesday: Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month

Date posted: October 8, 2014

How healthy is your workplace?

October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month. The goal is to promote awareness of a comprehensive approach to workplace health that includes a balance of physical, emotional, intellectual and social well being. A healthy workplace involves healthy practices, a healthy workplace culture and supportive environment, and a healthy and safe workplace environment. Each week of this month focuses on a particular aspect of health at work:

  • Week 1: Being Well
  • Week 2: Feeling Well
  • Week 3: Eating Well
  • Week 4: Connecting well

Each theme has suggested activities as well as links to a number of resources.  Visit the Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month website to access free resources.

This week’s focus is on mental health. To learn more about mental health at work, visit these recommended websites:
Guarding Minds @ Work
Mental Health Works
Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

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