Resources

For Employees

Anytime: Increase Productivity through Exercise

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 intranet.

Have That Talk: Promote Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

The Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Standard has been available now for four years.  Some workplaces dove in, adopted the Standard and created a comprehensive implementation plan very early on.  Other workplaces are taking small, progressive steps forward.  Regardless of how fast or slow your organization is moving on this issue, a key [...]

Have Your Say: Survey on the Evolution of Mental Health in the Workplace

The following statement arrived recently from the Mental Health Commission of Canada: A national research project is taking place to examine the evolution of workplace mental health strategies in Canada over the past 10 years. Your participation in a survey of workplace mental health is requested, and we would greatly appreciate approximately 20 minutes of [...]

Anytime: Podcast on Arthritis in the Workplace

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has produced a brief (under 5 minutes) podcast on Arthritis in the Workplace. Click here for more details.

Anytime: Podcast on Lyme Disease

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has produced a brief (under 5 minutes) podcast on Lyme Disease.  Click here for more details.

Anytime: On-line Ergonomic e-Learning for Office Workers

The Institute for Work and Health has developed an ergonomic resource that employees can access.  The resource is called,  eOfficeErgo: Ergonomics e-Learning for Office Workers.  There are nine interactive modules and the whole course takes about 90 minutes to complete. The resource is available in three formats including a free, on-line version.  For more details, [...]

Anytime: Lessons in Resilience Webinar

Archived webinar from Queen’s School of Business The webinar is “a sneak peak at Peter Jenssen’s next book”. Recorded January 15, 2015 To sign up for notifications of future webinars, click here.

Anytime: Workplace Mental Health Webinars (Archive)

The Mental Health Commission of Canada holds free webinars on the last Wednesday of every month over the noon hour.  The recordings from past webinars can be found here. Some of the topics have included: Where do I begin? (July 2013) Communicating the message (August 2013) Building civility and respect into your organization’s DNA (February [...]

Volunteer Opportunity: Mentor a Young Adult

The Aspire program, part of the John Howard Society, aims to support young adults, aged 17-25, in achieving their training and employment goals through mentorship.  They are currently recruiting volunteer mentors with a variety of backgrounds and employment experience. Check the Aspire program website for more information about the different types of mentoring available that [...]