Health and Wellness webinars examine workplace safety and risk management principles. Topics covered include responsibilities of employers and employees, ergonomics, workplace hazards assessment, accident prevention, absenteeism and federal and provincial occupational health and safety rules and regulations.
- Cannabis and the Ontario Human Rights Code
In this webcast, gain a thorough overview of the Ontario Human Rights Commission's new policy statement, along with questions and answers, about cannabis and Ontario's Human Rights Code.
The purpose of this webcast is to provide an overview of the WSIB system, and explain how to navigate the WSIB system when a worker is injured.
In this program, you will learn how mindfulness can increase attention, awareness and resilience in the workplace. Gain highly effective mindfulness tools, skills and resources for HR professionals and their teams. Bring mindfulness expertise and experiential learning to your organization, and watch the dramatic positive impact on productivity, relationships and wellness.
The most important thing in the room is not the furniture, it is the people. When we consider the people in the space, we can create successful work environments. By considering the human experience at a social, physical, and cognitive level, we can begin to understand the interaction between the individual, group, and space.
- Medical Marijuana in the Workplace
Employers are progressively struggling to find the right balance between safety and accommodation when an employee presents them with a prescription for medical marijuana. How far does the duty to accommodate go when an employee chooses to take medical marijuana to manage his or her disability instead of using a less impairing alternative treatment?
This webinar will help you understand and navigate Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act. We will discuss the most important takeaways of the Occupational Health and Safety Act for employers, including aspects of the legislation that employers tend to forget or misinterpret most often. We will also discuss recent amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act made within the past year and provide suggestions on how to implement these tips easily.
Discover how to create a positive return-to-work experience for employees and other affected stakeholders.
In this session, participants will hear a review of the current state of the law with respect to cannabis, medical marijuana, and the legalization proposed for July 1, 2018; fitness for duty and prohibiting alcohol and drugs from the workplace; human rights challenges dealing with A&D dependency and addiction by workers; A&D testing law in Canada; and developing an effective A&D fitness for duty police.
Learn why your organization's mental health strategy is incomplete without pharmacogenetics, a cutting-edge new technology that can improve productivity and reduce mental illness-related absenteeism and disability.
This webinar will present strategies to help you better manage employees struggling with mental health issues at work and will equip you with pro-active tools for your tool box that focus on complex communication & stay-at-work strategies avoiding a disability claim or recurring intermittent absences.
This session will specifically review the meaning of reprisal under the Act, the types of workplace situations that could give rise to a reprisal complaint and the intricacies of the complaint process.
This webinar explores a) the steps that an employer can take to better address workplace mental health; b) the scope of the employer’s duty to accommodate mental illness; and c) how to appropriately respond to requests for accommodation of mental health issues.
This webinar examines the challenges faced by individuals returning to work after a mental health-related leave of absence and how employers can help employees return to a productive and positive work environment.
This webinar examines workplace mental health perspectives from other countries, including challenges they have been facing in their workplaces, as well as suggested solutions and strategies to help support psychologically healthy workplaces.
This webinar provides a comprehensive overview of Ontario workplaces’ health and safety obligations under the OHS Act and examines how HR professionals can support the internal responsibility system (IRS)-the
foundation of Ontario's approach to health and safety.
Join HRPA and Mary Ann Baynton, Program Director, Great-West Life Centre for Mental Health in the Workplace for a complimentary webinar on Supporting Employee Success—a mental health accommodation tool that helps employee, employer and health professional.
Learn about practical resources, including many at no cost, to help you create and support mentally healthy workplaces. Discover tools and information resources to help you with accommodation, return to work planning, supporting performance and resolving conflict when mental health may be a factor, and creating a psychologically safe workplace.
This webinar provides a template for organizations to apply in developing a sustainable Roles & Responsibility’s program.