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New Canadian Standard Focuses on Workplace Mental Health

A new workplace mental health standard offers a process and tools the authors say will help create and sustain psychologically healthy and safe workplaces.The standard, entitled Psychological healt...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/New-Canadian-Standard-Focuses-on-Workplace-Mental 2013-02-20 12:00:00 AM
Manitoba to ease PTSD claims for all covered workers

The Manitoba government recently introduced legislation that will provide the broadest workers compensation coverage in Canada for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The bill recognizes PTSD a...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Manitoba-to-ease-PTSD-claims-for-all-covered-worke 2015-06-16 12:00:00 AM
Stressful work factors driving cardiovascular disease epidemic

Precarious work is a significant contributor to cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a recently published study. @ @Neoliberal global economic policies and the rise of the new flexible labo...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Stressful-work-factors-driving-cardiovascular-dise 2016-12-20 12:00:00 AM
Women working longer hours are at increased risk for diabetes, says new research

Working beyond a 40-hour work week leads to higher rates of type 2 diabetes in women compared to those working fewer hours, according to a recent Canadian study. @ The@study found the risk for di...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Women-working-longer-hours-are-at-increased-risk-f 2018-07-17 12:00:00 AM
FAQ Old

These frequently asked questions about workplace health and safety are separated into eight topics. And the questions you can access under each topic are by no means an exhaustive list. Should you ...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/FAQ/FAQ-Old 2019-05-02 8:21:37 PM
New study to look at effectiveness of Canada’s Workplace Mental Health Standard

The Mental Health Commission of Canada (the MHCC) is partnering with 25 companies over the next three years to assess the impact of adopting Canada@s workplace mental health standard.@ @On any giv...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/New-study-to-look-at-effectiveness-of-Canada’s-Wor 2014-01-17 12:00:00 AM
'Right to disconnect' from work has major support, says fed report

The federal government is considering whether changes to modernize labour standards should include new rules allowing employees to ignore email outside of work hours.@ @ @ As part of an extensive...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Right-to-disconnect-from-work-has-major-support-says-fed-report 2018-10-16 12:00:00 AM
Worker mental health requires treatment AND prevention

Governments recently announced funding for a new Ontario health facility dedicated to treating first responders and medical workers for post-traumatic stress injuries. @ The facility will aim to ...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Worker-mental-health-requires-treatment-AND-prevention 2022-06-01 12:00:00 AM
Prioritizing and creating mentally safe and healthy workplaces

The dialogue around workplace mental health remains prevalent. Discussions across Canadian workplaces continue to draw concern for worker well-being. @ While studies have shown that health care w...

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/What-s-new/News-Archive/Prioritizing-and-creating-mentally-safe-and-healthy-workplaces 2024-05-29 12:00:00 AM
What are work design (ergonomic) hazards?

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https://www.whsc.on.ca/FAQ/Health-Safety-Hazards-and-Controls/All-Workplaces/What-are-work-design-ergonomic-hazards 2019-04-10 11:17:21 AM
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