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Maintaining your mental health is as important and crucial as maintaining your physical health. In this webinar Dr. Vivian Lee will discuss the importance of maintaining your mental health, how to recognize early signs of difficulty and what positive coping strategies that can be implemented.
There will be a focus on how individuals can problem-solve to increase healthy actions they are already taking through various areas of self-care such as relationships, spiritual, family, exercise, financial, to foster better resilience.
Fatigue Awareness Classroom Training Program
Continuing Education Credits: N/A
Being tired is a fact of life for many people in the workplace. Fatigue affects a person mentally and physically. Not getting enough sleep is usually the cause and sleepiness is a major, and potentially dangerous, effect. Since fatigue increases the chances of making errors at work, it is a workplace health and safety risk.
Factors such as extra-long commutes adding hours to the workday, shift work and seemingly 24/7 workplace contact due to mobile devices are adding ongoing workplace stress which can have a detrimental effect on sleep patterns and add to sleep deprivation.
This awareness course aims to provide a better understanding of fatigue and the importance of sleep. Those who take the course will gain a comprehensive perspective on the risks associated with fatigue and the intervention and prevention strategies that can be implemented. These range from self-assessment surveys or tools to enhance scheduling.
Prevention and reduction of fatigue in Ontario workplaces will lead to:
- Improved health and safety outcomes
- Reduction in workplace incidents and injuries
- Reductions in absenteeism and staff turnovers, and
- Improved performance and productivity
What do you do when an employee reports to work unfit for duty? What can you do? First thing you should do is have a policy in place to ensure all parties understand their responsibilities. Join us for an in depth discussion on what to include and why.
BONUS - All registrants will receive a sample policy to customize for your workplace.
A Talk in the Future of Prevention Series
With the legalization of cannabis pending, many have started to theorize what the future(s) of Cannabis in Canada might look like. Starting with a quick summary on the difference between medical and recreational cannabis, this presentation looks at an intersection of current trends and the growing cannabis innovation ecosystem. These include public safety and public health concerns, workplace challenges and economic implications. Different scenarios will be presented that describe how might cannabis retail evolve in this fast-paced industry.
Health and Safety for Board Members eLearningBy completing this eLearning module, Board members will better understand their OHSA obligations and the penalties for non-compliance. Board members will also be introduced to the idea of health and safety as one of many critical organizational risks that must be managed and mitigated through formal oversight and demonstrable due diligence. This module encourages Board members to improve the quality of their own organizations’ health and safety, calling upon the learner to identify specific, Board-level actions required for positive change. A 10-question quiz at the end of the module allows Board members to self-assess their understanding of workplace health and safety stewardship. By the end of this eLearning module, you will be able to:
- Identify health and safety as business risks that need to be managed along with all others
- Describe the roles and responsibilities of board members and other workplace parties under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
- Describe the Internal Responsibility System
- Summarize due diligence requirements under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
- Apply knowledge of Board member health and safety obligations in a common scenario case study
- Identify ways that Boards can support workers in Ontario