5th Annual Workplace Wellness Recognition

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On average we spend seven to ten hours per day at work. Imagine the health impact workplaces have on their community! Employers reap the benefits of a healthy workforce through reduced absenteeism and improved productivity. Workplace Wellness programs give employees the tools they need to live healthy lives at work, at home and in their community. Chatham-Kent employers looking for … Read More

FREE Fourth Annual Workplace Wellness & Recognition Workshop

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Register Here: https://workplacewellnessrecognition.eventbrite.ca Fourth Annual Workplace Wellness & Recognition Workshop Did you know that on average we spend seven to ten hours per day at work? Employers may reap the benefits of a healthy workforce through reduced absenteeism and improved productivity however, imagine the health impact workplaces could have on their community! Workplace wellness programs give employees the tools they need … Read More

Infection Control Week

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Infection Control Week The third week in October is National Infection Control Week in Canada. This week is used to raise awareness to infection prevention and control (IPAC) issues. It may seem simple, but cleaning your hands properly is one of the best ways to stay healthy and prevent the spread of germs. There are two ways that you can … Read More

FREE Third Annual Workplace Wellness & Recognition Workshop

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Register Here: https://workplacewellnessrecognition2017.eventbrite.ca Did you know that on average we spend seven to ten hours per day at work? Employers may reap the benefits of a healthy workforce through reduced absenteeism and improved productivity however, imagine the health impact workplaces could have on their community! Workplace wellness programs give employees the tools they need to live healthy lives at work, … Read More

Workplace Wellness Recognition Workshop a Success

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Chatham-Kent employers participated in a half day workshop on October 19, 2016 where they learned about the importance of workplace wellness.  Dr. John Button, featured speaker, focused on the medical research behind workplace wellness, while the workplaces that were being recognized shared both their successes and failures in implementing and supporting wellness in their own workplaces. In addition, there was … Read More

Blue W in Chatham-Kent

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What is Blue W? Blue-W is a community-based program dedicated to promoting municipal tap water as a healthy, accessible, and affordable alternative to buying bottled water. Organizations that register with Blue W provide the public access to clean, municipal tap water for free without the requirement of other purchases at that establishment. The Blue W website provides a map showing … Read More

Workplace Wellness Recognition Program

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Join us October 19 for the FREE half day Workplace Wellness Recognition Workshop where the 2016 winners will be recognized for their efforts.  Network with these workplaces and learn firsthand the benefits of wellness programs.  Click here to register. Take the opportunity to have your workplace recognized in the community for their workplace wellness efforts. Complete your application and submit … Read More

Mindful Workplace Workshop

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Workplace Wellness Conference in Chatham MaryAnn Baynton, a workplace relations specialist and Founder and Executive Director of Mindful Employer will be a guest speaker at the “Becoming a Mindful Workplace” conference on May 11, 2016 held at the John D. Bradley Centre.  At this interactive conference, those who attend will be given tools to develop resilience, reduce conflict and work … Read More

Smoke-Free Workplaces

All workplaces are Smoke-free. It’s the law. There are often a lot of questions about smoking and workplaces.  Let’s review the most frequently asked questions. What about Entrances or Doorways? There is no smoking within 9 meters (or 30 feet) of any door at: hospitals retirement residences all Municipal buildings in Chatham-Kent What about Schools? There is no smoking on … Read More

Sun Safety

SUN SAFETY Taking measures to protect yourself and your family from the sun will help to prevent the long term consequences of too much sun, such as skin cancer, and also the short-term effects, such as sunburn. CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK to find important sun protection information for people of all ages as well as some helpful tip sheets. http://www.dermatology.ca/programs-resources/resources/sun-safety/ … Read More

Workplace Wellness

Sign up today to get our monthly newsletter, “The Body Bulletin”, and CK Public Health updates to learn  what is happening in our community.  Take the next step and share what you’ve learned. SIGN UP NOW Send Email The term “Workplace Wellness” refers to any workplace program designed to help employees maintain or improve their health. Workplace programs can address issues such as healthy … Read More