Getting Active to #FeelGood7/24

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2018 KIM SLADE   July 24 is a day when you should pause and think about what you are doing to stay healthy, prevent illness, or cope with a condition. This year the focus is on feeling good 7/24 – seven days a week, 24 hours a day, so this week we…

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5 Tips for Improved Sleep to #FeelGood7/24

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2018 KIM SLADE   July 24 is a day when you should pause and think about what you are doing to stay healthy, prevent illness, or cope with a condition. This year the focus is on feeling good 7/24 – seven days a week, 24 hours a day, so this week we…

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Ergonomics is Everyone’s Concern

THURSDAY, JULY 5, 2018 PATRICIA CLAUSEN   When most people hear the word ergonomics, they often think of office environment and equipment, but ergonomics is much more than chairs, computers and keyboards with wrist pads. Ergonomics is the science of fitting the job to the worker, and carries an important role in worker safety and…

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PSHSA Takes On Workplace Violence in Education

THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018 KIM LITCHFIELD   Violence against workers is a real and complex issue in Ontario schools.   Based on WSIB long-term disability claims, workers in education represent 25% of all public sector workplace violence related claims. The majority of these claims are made by teachers and education assistants (EAs), however all workers…

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Mental Health What's the Issue

5 Ways to #GetLoud for Mental Health

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018   It’s time to #GetLoud about Mental Health.   Every May for the last 67 years, Canadian workplaces, schools and communities have come together for mental health week. Since 1951, CMHA Mental Health Week has been working to raise awareness and funds to help end the stigma associated with mental illness.  …

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7 Reasons Why We Love Nurses

WEDNESDAY, MAY 9, 2018   National Nursing Week is May 7-13, 2018. In recognition of this important occasion, we wanted to share a list of the top reasons we appreciate the nursing profession and all those motivated individuals that dedicate their careers to the care of others!   1. Nurses are pretty darn smart. It…

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What Are You Doing to Address Counterproductive Behaviours?

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018   In 2017, the Government of Canada surveyed Canadians to determine the prevalence of harassment in the workplace. According to the results, 50% of respondents experienced harassment from an individual with authority over them and 44% experienced harassment from a co-worker.   Incivility, harassment, bullying and violence are known as counterproductive…

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