Gauging Stress

1. Gauging Stress

Stress seems to be commonplace today and for some they where it like a badge of honour.  Stress can contribute to so many other health issues that it is important for employees to pause and take the time to assess just how much stress...
Use those Vacation Days!

2. Use those Vacation Days!

It is getting more difficult to find employees who would say that they don’t experience any stress in their work lives.  Taking time away from work allows us to recharge our batteries, regain some balance and return to work...
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Create an Inclusive Workplace

According to CERIC Canada, “[t]he unemployment rate for people with disabilities is alarmingly high. Although these people offer a great pool of talent, they remain untapped and detached from the...

Anytime: Code of Practice to Address Wo...

The Ontario Ministry of Labour released the Code of Practice to Address Workplace Harassment which is connected to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.  The link will take you to the MOL website where you...

Anytime: The Experience of Mental Illne...

Mary Ann Baynton and Sarah Jenner interview Donna Hardaker in this 15 minute webinar.  The webinar was recorded in October 2016.  This is what was stated in the promotion of the webinar: “Mary Ann...

Anytime: Increase Productivity through E...

Dr. Mike Evans has a short 3-minute video making the case for adding physical activity into an employee’s work day.  Make the video link available via e-mail or...

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Why Health at Work Matters

  • Lower absenteeism
  • Lower benefit costs
  • Higher employee morale and job satisfaction
  • Happier and healthier staff
  • Lower insurance costs
  • Lower staff turnover
  • Greater productivity
  • Greater organizational effectiveness

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To contact the Health at Work Committee of Peterborough:

Phone: (705) 743-1000 x309

Mail: c/o Workplace Health Program
Peterborough Public Health
185 King Street
Peterborough, ON
K9J 2R8

Anytime: Increase Productivity through Exercise