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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. 

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Toolkit: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment

 
Assessment Tools
Healthy Eating in the Workplace Checklist (pdf)  
Healthy Eating in the Workplace Checklist (Excel)  Video
Vending Machine Assessment Tool (Excel) Video
Retail Settings Assessment Tool (Excel)   Video

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 Video
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 Video
Nutrition Standards for Workplaces
Registered Dietitians - Video
 
 

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 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
Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Video 
Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment: A Call to Action - Video

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

Choosing Healthier Food and Beverages Using the Nutrition Standards for Workplaces (Video) 

 

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Is your work environment making you unhealthy? Check out these videos to find out how to improve it!
 

  

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Terms of Reference - Workplace Nutrition Advisory Group 2016

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

Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup Terms of Reference TOR Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
Toolkit: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment

The toolkit was developed to help workplace health intermediaries create a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment in their workplace. The toolkit is a follow-up to the 2012 Workplace: Call to Action.

Resources WNAG Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup 2015 Toolkit Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
Comprehensive Workplace Health Promotion

This document outlines the Comprehensive Workplace Health Model and aligns the Nine Essential Elements of a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment within the model.

Resources WNAG Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup 2015 Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
Process to Implement the Nine Essential Elements

This chart shows the process of implementing the Nine Essential Elements of a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment.

WNAG Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup 2015 call to action Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
Indicators of Success for the Nine Essential Elements

This chart shows actions that workplaces can take to create a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment as outlined in the Nine Essential Elements.

WNAG Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup 2015 call to action Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
The Nine Essential Elements of a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment

This document outlines the definitions of success for each of the Nine Essential Elements of a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment.

WNAG Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup 2015 call to action position statement Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
The Nine Essential Elements of a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Chart

This chart outlines the definitions of success for each of the Nine Essential Elements of a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment.

WNAG Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup 2015 call to action Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
Nutrition Standards for Workplaces

The Nutrition Standards for Workplaces are a set of objective standards that can be used to assess food, beverages and ingredients that are offered and sold in Ontario workplaces.

Resources WNAG Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup 2017 Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Video

Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - video. This video accompanies the Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Report and Key Messages Documents, 2012

2012 WNAG Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup call to action position statement video Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Report

Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Report. This Report accompanies the Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment Key Messages Document and video, 2012.

2012 Resources WNAG Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup call to action Report position statement Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Key Messages

Key Messages for the Creation a Healthy Workplace Call to Action - Key Messages. accompanies the Call to Action: Creating a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment - Report

Communications 2012 Resources WNAG Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup call to action position statement key messages Public Workplace Nutrition Advisory Workgroup
 
 

 

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 OSNPPH Workplace Nutrition Advisory Group

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