Tools and Resources
Equip managers and organizations so they can take action
Global-Watch does a scientific literature review, identifies best practices in organizations, then suggests tools that allow its members to have in hand the arguments and tools they need to.
Workplace health and well-being events recommended by Global-Watch
Understanding and preparing for human integration of artificial intelligence and digital transformation
This toolkit includes 10 tools developed from 49 credible sources worldwide, and in collaboration with 8 experts, specialists and practitioners.
Video 2 of 2: Self-management of mental health at Work – strategies that can be used outside of working hours
Strategies to use to self-manage mental health at work
For the use of well-being, quality of work life, prevention, physical and psychological health standards
Video 1 of 2: Self-management of mental health at Work – strategies that can be used in a workplace setting
Strategies to use to self-manage mental health at work
The mental health continuum. Taken from Checking our mental health vital signs. Programme d’aide aux médecins du Québec (PAMQ). 2020.
This toolkit includes 15 tools developed from over 100 credible sources worldwide.
Mitigating psychological health risks and psychosocial risks in times of uncertainty and pandemic – Free tools
This package allows you to access the 10 free tools from the initial toolkit containing 15 tools developed from over 100 credible sources worldwide.
This toolkit includes 12 tools based on 47 credible references from around the world, consultations with academic experts and practitioners, and the collection of testimonials from Canadian, French, British and Swiss organizations.
This toolkit includes 35 tools based on more than 80 credible references from around the world and produced in collaboration with scientists, practitioners and experts in the field in Canada and Europe.
How will you return to work after this period of slowdown or downtime?
A few tips for managers to manage the return to work
Advice for a better rest…
A tool to help employees better understand various sleep problems and how they can impact them and their loved ones.
Elements to consider in supporting their workers during this time of “required” telework.
Prof. Tremblay offers employees with guidance on how to make their “required” telework a successful and more pleasurable experience.
How we, as managers, can take care of our own mental health?
How we, as employees, can take care of our own mental health?
The concept “scrambling” that refers to how human beings respond to a crisis adaptively, could not apply to the situation any better than the one we are experiencing today.
Key management practices for leaders to apply in an effort to safeguard their employees’ mental health in the context of remote work and crisis
Key management practices to apply to protect their employees’ mental health.
The 5 categories of “warning signs” and the related conditions which could indicate your employees’ psychological distress.
Tools developed and used by employers
Critical Incidents in the Railway Industry: Preventing Negative Psychological Effects in Locomotive Engineers and Train Conductors
This tool addresses several aspects for an organization to consider when trying to improve their support to employees involved in a critical incident
There’s no such thing as a small act of anti-social behaviour: action taken by the Société nationale des chemins de fer français (SNCF)
Mickaël Picart, explains the 2 key components of SNCF’s incivility prevention awareness program designed for employees.
This toolkit includes 18 tools produced after consultation with 11 credible sources from more than 5 different countries.
In this video, Global-Watch presents 3 initiatives (Denmark, UK, Quebec) that facilitate the return to work after mental health issues.
Interview with Loic Lerouge, CNRS researcher
Interview with Charlotte Rayner, Professor Emeritus.
Interview with Catherine Mattice, harassment expert.
Marie-Claude Pelletier, President and Founder of Global-Watch, and France St-Hilaire, Associate professor, Human Resource Management, Université de Sherbrooke and Scientific director of Global-Watch answer some frequently asked questions about psychological health in the workplace.
New technologies and new business models: how to take them into account without compromising employee health and productivity?
The global economy is evolving rapidly. Companies must embrace innovation and adapt to changes in industry and the economy, including the need to integrate new, digital technologies. This paper provides a summary of three reports and various case studies illustrating the impacts of this phenomenon on businesses.
The 11th International Association on Workplace Bullying and Harassment (IAWBH) conference took place on June 5 to 8, 2018, in Bordeaux. The association aims to stimulate and generate ideas and research and to incorporate and disseminate research results and best practices in the area of harassment and bullying in the workplace.
Global-Watch a eu le privilège de recevoir le Pr. Kevin Kelloway le 29 mai 2018 à Montréal, lors de la 1re édition québécoise de ses Rendez-vous biannuels. Ce prestigieux professeur de la St-Mary’s University, titulaire de la Chaire de recherche du Canada sur la santé psychologique au travail, a présenté ses travaux sur l’incidence du leadership sur une culture positive de santé et bien-être au travail.
Sanofi Canada announced the results of the 21st edition of the Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey on June 14 in Montréal. The survey is broad and detailed. It assesses the health of Canadian workers (“members”) with employer-sponsored healthcare plans and the concerns of companies or employers (“sponsors”) offering healthcare plans to their employees.
This toolkit includes 9 tools developed from credible references around the world.
Jacques Provencher, a partner at Le Corre, a law firm in Laval, Quebec, specialized in labor and employment law, summarizes the new legal framework regarding cannabis consumption in Canada coming into effect in october of 2018. He also speaks of the importance of a clear drug policy for businesses and what is allowed or not in terms of drug testing in Canada.
What are the challenges and opportunities of the digital transformation for health and safety at work in Europe?
The question was at the heart of the EUROGIP Debates that took place on Thursday, March 15, 2018 (Paris).
The transtheoretical model of the stages of change is based on the premise that not all employees are necessarily at the same stage, and that your tools and programs must take this into account. Global-Watch framework for intervention makes it possible to better understand the systemic dynamics of an organization when it wishes to put in place health and well-being actions.
Traditionally, workplace safety campaigns have focused on preventing physical injuries or deaths in agricultural and blue-collar industries, like construction.
Safe Work Australia statistics show that workplace fatalities have dropped, from 259 in 2003 to 182 in 2016.
But experts say the focus needs to also be placed on the growing impact of workplace bullying and sexual harassment.
Global-Watch shares this interesting 13 minute video (in French), produced by le Mag Avenue de l’Europe, presenting examples of Finnish companies integrating older people in employment (55 years and over) both on the philosophical, ergonomic, social, and economic aspects.
This toolkit includes 14 tools based on 56 credible sources from France, the Netherlands, Australia, Canada and the United States.
“Employers want all employees to come in and do their jobs, without being impacted by what could be going on at home or in their minds and bodies. But home life comes to work with us! That just isn’t a choice. So employers need flexible options for the individuals that make up their workforce; flexible policies are key to making that happen,” says Catherine Gordon, HR Director at the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF).
Cancer, unfortunately, touches more and more people today, and therefore more and more employees. The good news is that current treatments allow us to envision a longer life expectancy. But this also means that employees who are sick can sometimes continue to work during their treatment, return to work after their illness, or even take on the role of caregiver. This leads to significant challenges for the workplace.
Collecting information from your employees must contribute to the reflection to identify actions to implement. You thus avoid carrying out actions only by intuition or out of interest. In fact, experience has shown that it is easy but ineffective to do activities that were not identified as a result of a rigorous exercise.
It was at the request of managers that the company set up, around ten years ago, the Return to Work Protocol – a process that was put in place to support employees from the start of their disability leave until their return to work.