Employee News – August 26, 2016

Looking for Members for Health & Safety Committee

The Health and Safety Committee is accepting nominations for those who would like to join the committee.

If you or someone you know would like to be nominated, please notify Naomi or Rachel in Human Resources at personnel@spectrumsociety.org.

According to WorkSafe BC, there should be no fewer than four regular members. If nominations are insufficient, the team will appoint employees to become members.

Below are some responsibilities of an H&S Committee member:

– Meet once per month
– Improve safety within the organization
– Educate about safety within the organization
– Review safety issues
– Provide feedback on safety issues
– Represent employees within safety related issues
– Review of incidents (WorkSafe claims)
– Review Unsafe Working Conditions reports
– Provide awareness to people regarding safety issues

Health and Safety members review Work Safe claims within Spectrum. One of the main goals of the H&S Committee is to prevent injuries and accidents from re-occurring.


Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) Helps You with Personal and Professional Concerns

If you are currently enrolled in our employee group benefits, you are eligible to receive support from the EAP.

Spectrum’s EAP is known as LifeWorks, which is provided by Ceridian.
It provides you and your immediate family with 24/7 access to confidential support and resources you need to manage almost any personal or professional issue,
so you can lead a healthier, happier, more productive life.

 What can you get help with?

  • Parenting and Child Care
  • Education
  • Older Adults
  • Midlife & Retirement
  • Financial and Legal Issues
  • Work Issues
  • Health & Wellness
  • Emotional Well-Being

http://whatislifeworks.com/EAP/main.html

For more information and to access the program, please contact Human Resources at personnel@spectrumsociety.org