Alberta Health Services will recognize your achievements in workplace health and help position your organization as an employer of choice.

Workplaces that meet established benchmarks will be profiled here on our website and receive a print and electronic certificate to showcase their achievements.

Commitment

Commitment recognition is awarded to workplaces that have just started their workplace health journey and have achieved the following outcomes:

  • Demonstrated leadership commitment to, and endorsement of, workplace health
  • Established Workplace Health Committee
  • Engaged employees using multiple channels to inform workplace health planning
  • Completed the Healthier Together Healthy Workplace Assessment
  • Drafted a Healthy Workplace Action Plan
  • Identified key performance indicators to measure success

Achievement

Achievement recognition is awarded to workplaces that have implemented a workplace health program and have achieved the following outcomes:

  • Leadership acts as healthy workplace role models
  • Budget and human resource support is in place
  • Employees and managers are recognized for workplace health program participation
  • Employees and managers are encouraged to participate during work hours
  • Mechanisms in place for two-way communication 
  • Healthy Workplace Action Plan is being implemented in all for areas 
  • Established baseline key performance indicators for measuring progress in workplace health
  • Results have been communicated to all levels of the organization

Achievement with distinction

Achievement with distinction recognition is awarded to workplaces that have implemented a workplace health program in all four areas and have achieved the following outcomes:

  • Continued support from leadership for workplace health
  • Continued budget and human resource support is in place
  • Continued support for employee and manager engagement and participation 
  • Demonstrated link between workplace health program and human resource and occupational health & safety goals
  • Mechanisms for two-way communication are in place
  • Healthy Workplace Action Plan has been implemented and reviewed annually
  • Establishment of baseline key performance indicators for measuring progress in workplace health

Excellence

Excellence recognition is awarded to workplaces that have a sustainable workplace health program in place and have achieved the following outcomes:

  • A strong culture of health
  • Organization is recognized as a leader in workplace health
  • Workplace health team is effective at leading all aspects of workplace health
  • Integrated approach between health and safety
  • Comprehensive workplace health policies and programs
  • Workplace health plans integrated into strategic planning
  • A Healthy Workplace Plan that includes all priority health areas is actioned
  • Internal and external communication about successes and lessons learned for workplace health
  • Operational performance management system
  • Key Performance Indicator (KPI) targets and achievement of measurable improvements
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