Toolkits to Use in your Workplace
Toolkits by Niagara Region
- Walk for Wellness
This program runs for five to 12 weeks, recording employee's walking distance (through a pedometer, or by an activity-conversion chart) and how many fruits and vegetables they eat. Teams are awarded bonus points for making 10 per cent increases every week.
- Cancer Screening
Raise awareness within your workplace about screening for breast, cervical and colorectal cancer
- Resetting the Pace
Learn about key elements to a comprehensive workplace walking approach and how to incorporate these into your workplace wellness plan
Policy Development Toolkits
Toolkits by other Organizations
Stress / Mental Health
Addresses the challenges of shift work and non-regular work hours. The kit includes information for both employers and employees, with background information, resources and promotional items.
Create a Healthy Workplace
Help get your healthy workplace committee started with templates for responsibilities, agendas/minutes, ideas and checklists for committees
- Healthy Workplace Handbook
This handbook was developed to support Ontario organizations in starting and maintaining a healthy workplace program
Mental Health: How to Introduce in the Workplace
Four short webcasts on how to create a workplace health program in your organization, templates for committee responsibilities, agendas and minutes
Help your employees deal with workplace stress. Learn about stress management techniques from this toolkit
Violence / Harassment
Family Violence: It's Your Business (A Workplace Toolkit)
Intended to provide employers, unions and employees with information and resources for recognizing and responding to family violence situations that enter the workplace. Take action to address family violence and its impact on the workplace
Violence and Harassment in the Workplace
Contains general information on the workplace violence and harassment legislation, as well as, guidelines, sample policies and checklists that can be used to develop a company specific violence and harassment policy and program
Assess risks of workplace violence including situations involving handling cash, dealing with potentially violent clients working alone; and identify possible ways to control those risks
Physical Safety / Activity
- Sun Safety for Outdoor Workers
If you work outdoors, you have a high risk for developing skin cancer because you are regularly exposed to the sun for long periods of time.
The Canadian Dermatology Association offers a comprehensive 50-page manual for download or purchased through their organization.