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Category: Workplace Health

Below is a list of media releases sent out by the staff and programs at the Haldimand-Norfolk Unit.

  • Health Unit clearing the air about smoke-free workplaces

    SIMCOE, NOVEMBER 23, 2012- Despite a six-year-old ban on smoking in Ontario workplaces, some local employees are still being exposed to second-hand smoke at work. As a result, the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is reminding local business owners about their legal responsibility to ensure their workplaces are smoke-free. “We are certainly proud of the efforts in […]

  • Health Unit wants to hear from healthy workplaces

    SIMCOE, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is encouraging local workplaces to take part in National Healthy Workplace Month this October. Local employers and employees are invited to submit a short description, up to 200 words in length, of an initiative at their workplace that demonstrates how the workplace has been successful in […]

  • Upcoming sessions promote respect and trust in workplaces

    SIMCOE, AUGUST 26. 2011 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is inviting local workplaces to attend one of two informative networking sessions on Tuesday, September 20th on “Building Respect and Trust in the Workplace.” Guest speaker Marla Warner, a certified stress management educator and health behaviour coach, will be delivering her presentation twice. A morning session […]

  • Employee health is a sound investment

    SIMCOE, OCTOBER 8, 2010 – With millions of Canadians spending half of their waking hours at work, what happens in the workplace can have a huge impact on the overall health of employees. October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace month, and this year’s theme is Healthy Mind, Healthy Body, Healthy Work…A Positive Workplace Works! The Haldimand-Norfolk […]

  • Employers invited to free breakfast to tackle workplace health issues

    SIMCOE, ON, FEB. 12, 2010 – The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit is inviting people to attend a free, informative breakfast session in Waterford March 23 on “An Employer’s Guide to Workplace Health.” Guest speaker Giovanna Ferrera, a founding member of the Ontario Workplace Health Coalition, will address various issues related to workplace health, including the skills […]