Workplace Safety

Safety CartoonWhile the cartoon might bring a little humour to your Monday morning, the point illustrated is of course quite serious. As discussed in other posts, building a culture of safety in the workplace involves engaging all members of the organization. … Read more

 

Accommodation Works!

Job AccommodationsAccording to a news release from CNW Group today, the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) has launched a new interactive web based tool called Accommodation Works! – A user-friendly guide to working together on health issues in the workplace. The … Read more

 

The Problem with Presenteeism (Interview)

The following is an interview with professor Gary Johns, Research Chair in Management at Concordia University, and Gina Rizzo, Human Resources Executive at McGill University Medical Centre. The interview provides valuable information for disability management professionals on the phenomenon of … Read more

 

Guarding Minds @ Work from CCOHS

In this week’s post, we share a free resource from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS). Developed by a team of researchers from the Centre for Applied Research in Mental Health and Addiction (CARMHA) within Simon Fraser … Read more

 

Workplace Anti-Bullying Legislation

There are now five provinces in Canada with some form of legislation protecting against workplace bullying and harassment: BC, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. Adoption of such legislation is a positive step in ensuring the mental well-being of workers. However, … Read more