Key Resources

Looking for key resources on workplace health? This section describes some of the major web-based sources for workplace health and wellness information.

Why We Should Stop Stressing at Work – NetQuote

NetQuote is an insurance shopping site on the web, and they have this excellent infographic about stress at work, the impact, the costs, the causes, and some solutions to deal with stress at work.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Promotes a safe and healthy working environment by providing information and advice to all parties about occupational health and safety. Offers Inquiries Service to Canadians on specific health and safety issues in the workplace. Provides access to a wide range of publications, databases and information products.

European Network for Workplace Health Promotion

Provides a European perspective on workplace health promotion. Offers access to a newsletter, discussion forum, and workplace health promotion programming information and tools.

Global Business and Economic Roundtable on Addiction and Mental Health

Provides information, analysis and ideas concerning the linkage between business, the economy, mental health and work. Provides executives, managers, and supervisors information and advice on reducing the business and economic dollar costs of mental illness and addictions among employees and management.

Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace

The Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace, through its website, www.workplacestrategiesformentalhealth.com, offers employers and employees practical ideas, tools and resources from a variety of sources, and is designed to help with the prevention, intervention and management of workplace mental health issues. The Centre’s information and resources are available to anyone, all day, every day, free of charge.

Health Canada, Environmental and Workplace Health, Workplace Health

Includes research findings outlining the ways in which the work environment impacts the health of workers and the productivity of Canadian organizations. Also includes resources designed to assist organizations in implementing workplace health strategies.

Institute for Work and Health

Researches and promotes ways to prevent workplace disability, improved treatment, optimal recovery and safe return-to-work. Focused on research and the transfer of research results into practice in health care, clinical settings, and the workplace.

Mental health works

Provides employers and employees with information about mental health issues in the workplace. Covers topics such as early identification, prevention, accommodation, legal rights and responsibilities. Includes news, fact sheets, resource lists, and information on publications and services.

Think Mental Health

ThinkMentalHealth.ca has been developed by Ontario’s health and safety system partners, to provide informative and actionable mental health resources, with the goal of helping you create a psychologically safe and healthy workplace.

This site provides access to reputable and tested tools, models and frameworks. The tools found on this site have been reviewed to ensure they provide sound and practical advice for reducing stigma and managing mental health hazards in your workplace. We hope they allow you to implement a mental health program that protects the psychological well-being of your workers.

Excellence Canada

Assists organizations to improve excellence, increase productivity and build healthy workplaces through the use of quality principles, practices and certification. Web site offers healthy workplace criteria and guidelines, courses, resources, training and recognition.

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