According to experts, a workplace with an effective health plan can not only lessen the risks of having poor health and acquiring certain diseases but also improves the overall health and life of 2.5 million workers in Alberta.
Making a healthy workplace for everyone
There are a lot of factors that make people healthy. They can feel healthier if they have stable jobs and feel safe every day. For people with jobs in Alberta, the number one requirement when it comes to job offers is having a decent wage that can sustain their everyday needs and flexibility, and cultural support.
But what are the opportunities and actions to take to improve workers’ health since most are working for long hours? Some plans are as follows:
- Having eating areas and kitchens onsite
- Schedule a time to do some physical activity
- Shifting schedules at work
Hence, companies should invest more in health promotion for their employees’ well-being.
It is undeniable that having a healthy workplace contributes abundantly to the health of every citizen in their communities. Efforts from companies when it comes to health promotion will be an inspiration to most communities, maintaining good reputations as well as building employees’ loyalty and self-worth to the organization.