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.

Level 1: 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

Level 2: 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
  • Workplace Health Committee is updated with new membership
  • Employees and managers are supported to engage in health promotion
  • Employees and managers are supported to be the best they can be in their job
  • Two-way communication between managers and employees
  • Annual review of policies
  • Healthy Workplace Action Plan is being implemented
  • Organization has a Healthy Workplace Policy that addresses employee physical and psychological health, and is aligned with safety policies
  • Establishment of baseline key performance indicators for measuring progress in workplace health

Level 3: 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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