We’re committed to promoting healthier work spaces across Peel Region.
Keeping employees safe during COVID-19
Peel Public Health supports employers in managing COVID-19 outbreaks in the workplace. To learn what to do, who to call, and when to do what, access our keeping employees safe from COVID-19 in Peel video. For more details, refer to COVID-19 information for businesses.
Healthy Workplaces in Peel is a free consultation service. We partner with you to assess your physical work environment and provide customized suggestions that improve access and create opportunities to move more, sit less and eat healthy during the workday.
Our Workplace Health Consultants bring diverse skills and examples from other businesses to the project. We are dedicated to recommending an effective and comprehensive approach to improve work environments that promote health and well-being. We share evidence-based strategies with you to help promote a healthy work environment.
Benefits for employees
- Work in healthier environments
- Move more and sit less
- Actively commute to work
- Eat healthier at work
- Avoid second-hand smoke
- Learn about health and safety issues related to drug and alcohol misuse
Employee health is good for business
Encouraging employee health and wellness has economic benefits for employers. Low activity levels and unhealthy eating habits contribute to the rise in chronic diseases across Peel.
There are huge costs associated with employee illness through reduced productivity, sick pay and recruitment costs. Small changes in the daily routines of employees can help reverse these trends.
Working together, we can implement simple steps to support a healthier workforce.
Create your plan
We have developed a series of action plans that are grouped into our main areas of focus for workplaces. They can be used to help you create a healthy workplace action plan for your organization.
The information in these sections can be used to help you create a healthy workplace action plan for your organization.
For more information Email Workplace Health