September 30, 2016 – Hamilton, ON – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has released a new Healthy Workplaces website that brings together some of the best information, tools and resources available to help employers, workers, and practitioners participate in making their workplaces healthy and safe. A healthy and productive workplace culture that creates an environment which promotes employee mental and physical health, as well as productivity and organizational effectiveness, can benefit employers and employees alike.
Featuring a mobile friendly layout and design, Healthy Workplaces provides a single point of access to credible information on topics related to creating healthy workplaces such as active living, aging workers, occupational diseases, ergonomics, and mental health.
The Healthy Workplaces website can be found at www.ccohs.ca/healthyworkplaces/.
- The information on the Healthy Workplaces site is organized by topics, roles (employee, employer or practitioner) and resource types, to make finding information easy.
- Tools and resources available on the site include programs, case studies, policies, publications, articles, videos, presentations and fact sheets.
- CCOHS is committed to delivering bilingual websites and applications that are accessible, usable, interoperable and optimized for mobile devices.
“The impact of a healthy workplace is far reaching and extends beyond the business benefits. We know there is a strong connection between the health and well-being of people and their work environments,” said Gareth Jones, Acting President and Chief Executive Officer at the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). “We hope to inspire and encourage businesses and organizations to create workplace cultures in which the health, safety and total well-being of their employees is paramount, that everyone may thrive and benefit.