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  1. Blue-Collar Taste

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    Smoking rates have been declining in BC and across Canada, except in some segments of society—blue-collar workers being one of them. We are working with BCIT and Health Canada to change this for blue-collar workers. Following is a synopsis of the work we ...

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  2. Post-Traumatic Stress in the Workplace

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    In 2005 there were over 164,000 workplace injuries reported in our province. Most workplace accidents involve physical injuries ranging from minor back strains to more serious injuries such as loss of limbs or paralysis. ...

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  3. Editor's Message: Workplaces

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    While reading the stories in this issue, I couldn’t help but remember a touching story by a mental health advocate and speaker, Sandy Naiman. Sandy is a veteran journalist with the Toronto Sun who was diagnosed with a rare form of bipolar disorder. In one ...

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  4. Stepping up to be a champion

    Julia Kasla, MA Reprinted from "Workplace"issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 9 (3), pp. 5-6 In my work at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), I connect to workplaces. As a Mental Health Works trainer, I help workplaces respond to employe ...

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  5. EAP—The Corporate Band-Aid

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    An employee and union rep perspective on workplace challenges *Daat Sii ...

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  6. Jumping Over the Dog

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    Molly* Reprinted from "Workplace" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 9 (3), pp. 17-19 When I think of a workplace, the immediate thought that comes to mind is making lots of money—money that can cover my costs of living. I never thought bullying ex ...

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  7. To the Brink and Back

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    One human resource manager's journey through burnout Ingrid Vaughan Reprinted from "Workplace" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 9 (3), pp. 20-22 At 10:00 a.m., sitting in front of my computer with a lengthy to-do list, I was already exhauste ...

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  8. The Standard on Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

    Mary Ann Baynton, MSW, RSW ...

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  9. No Bullies Wanted in the Workplace

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    WorkSafeBC policies spell it out Joe Pinto Reprinted from "Workplace" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 9 (3), pp. 25-26 WorkSafeBC now assists workers suffering mental disorders WorkSafeBC has also taken steps to assist workers who suffer mental ...

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  10. Substance Use and the Workplace

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    Ways to increase well-being and reduce risk Bette Reimer Reprinted from "Workplace" issue of Visions Journal, 2014, 9 (3), pp. 27-28 Alcohol and other drug use affects workplace safety and performance. Substance use is linked to workplace injuri ...

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