Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of traumatic workplace death, and more crashes causing worker injury or death occur between October and February, according to WorkSafeBC. New resources now available for employers and supervisors planning, implementing and monitoring a winter driving safety program.
Category: Workplace Wellness
Over the years, we have developed work styles that are not good for our physical, mental or emotional health. Here are 10 bad habits to break.
It has been estimated that almost 50 per cent of seniors still living at home receive care only from family and friends. For caregivers, this can result in decreased self-care and increased levels of stress and anxiety. According to Statistics Canada, around eight million Canadians are caregivers, six million of which are in the work force. Recognizing employee stress and burnout is important in maintaining a healthy workforce.
Canadian Workers Face Office Reality: Most Productive Place to Work Also Contributing to Stress, Burnout
Thirty per cent of Canadian managers work 11 hours or more per day, according to a recent survey.
Seeing the world, meeting interesting people and acquiring new skills: these are just some of the perks of travelling for business. Although it can be a hugely enjoyable and rewarding experience, frequent business travellers know that it can also be a tiring and demanding experience.
The ways that employers can support sandwich generation employees are truly endless. HR managers are poised to spearhead caregiving-friendly programs which are going to be one of the most important workplace issues in the next decade as retirement trends accelerate.
One in five people in Canada experience mental health problems, and this number is on the rise. It makes an ideal time for business organizations to take stock in how well they are supporting mental health initiatives in their workplace – and why they should do it better.