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Developing strategies, initiatives and tools to support Ontario workplaces, large and small. The group provides an opportunity to share information on current best practices and new developments in the area of workplace nutrition and health promotion. 


Toolkit: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment

 
Assessment Tools
Healthy Eating in the Workplace Checklist (pdf)

Toolkit Sections

Table of Contents
 

Section 1: Management Support

Mission and Vision Statement
Addressing Work Related Stress
Management Encouragement
Being a Role Model
Management Following Policies
Addressing Weight Bias with Managers
Educating Managers
Encouraging Meal Breaks
Business Case
Getting Buy-In

 

Section 2: Committee Approach

Establishing a Committee that Addresses Wellness
Management Representation on the Committee
Organizing the Committee
Educating Committee Members
Sample Survey Questions
Creating a Work Plan
Evaluating Committee Actions and Activities
Effective Communication

 

Section 3: Food Donations

Workplace Food Donations

 

Section 4: Food Offered in the Workplace

Use of Food as an Incentive
Use of Food as a Reward
Food in Common Areas
Workplace Celebrations
Meetings and Events

 

Section 5: Education

Access to Registered Dietitians
Education on Weight Bias
Credible Healthy Eating Education for Employees
Factors that Influence Eating Habits
Taking the Focus Off Weight
Working with Health Promotion Organizations
Food Skills for Employees
Education for Family Members
Workplace Social Support

 

Section 6: Eating Area

Safe and Pleasant Eating Areas

 

Section 7: Equipment

Food Storage and Preparation Equipment

 

Section 8: Meal Breaks

Meal Breaks

 

Section 9: Food Sold in the Workplace

Fundraising for External Charitable Causes
Workplace Fundraisers
Vending Machines
Retail Settings

 

Section 10: Workplace Policy

Harassment Prevention
Incentives
Rewards
Fundraisers
Workplace Celebrations
Meetings and Events
Vending Machines
Retail Settings

Workplace Resources

Comprehensive Workplace Health Promotion
Nutrition Standards for Workplaces

 

 Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment

Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Report
Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Key Messages

The Nine Essential Elements of a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Report
The Nine Essential Elements of a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Chart
Indicators of Success for the Nine Essential Elements - Chart
Process to Implement the Nine Essential Elements - Chart


 

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Workplace Nutrition Advisory Group Terms of Reference

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Terms of Reference - Workplace Nutrition Advisory Group 2016

2016 - Terms of Reference for the ODPH Workplace Nutrition Advisory Group

Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup Terms of Reference TOR Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup