Workplace Health Programs
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Our Health Unit provides a high quality, flexible program that can be adapted to meet the needs of your workplace. We work in partnership with other local community organizations, service providers, unions, and Go For Health Windsor-Essex to offer a comprehensive workplace wellness program.
Our comprehensive workplace wellness program involves four main strategies to promote the health of employees and their families, and to help create and support healthy workplace environments. The four strategies are:
- Awareness Raising: Information about the benefits of making healthy choices.
- Education or Skill Building: Help to educate and develop the necessary skills to support healthy choices.
- Environmental Support: Create supportive physical or cultural workplace environments that strengthen and enhance healthy practices.
- Policy Support Development: Policies to further enhance and sustain healthy practices.
Working Toward Wellness Workplace Program Information Package
Good Health is Good Business! We can help you improve the health of your employees.
The Working Toward Wellness program has developed an information package that outlines the value for employers in Windsor-Essex County to offer comprehensive workplace wellness programs to their employees. This resource includes the business case for workplace wellness programs, an overview of the resources and services offered by Health Unit’s WTW program, and how to access these programs and services.
To request an information package and to learn how we can help you move forward with a wellness program that’s right for your workplace, call 519-258-2146 ext. 3200
The Gord Smith Healthy Workplace Awards
The Gord Smith Healthy Workplace Awards program formally recognizes local workplaces that provide comprehensive workplace wellness programming to their employees.
Workplace Wellness Program Consultations
Our Workplace Health Promotion Specialists are able to meet with you to assist your workplace in developing a wellness program. We can help you identify key health issues in your workplace, set up your wellness committee, and link you to resources in your community.