QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 3, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Pro Health Group is proud to announce that it has recently obtained Healthy Enterprise - Elite certification. Quebec's standard office, the Bureau de la normalisation du Québec (BNQ), has officially recognized the company's commitment to workplace health and wellness. Pro Health Group joins the twenty or so Quebec companies that have obtained BNQ 9700-800 certification Prevention, Promotion and Organizational Practices for Health in the Workplace.
"This certification reflects what the Pro Health Group stands for, since our goal is to encourage employees to practise healthful lifestyle habits," says Mona Laflamme, Vice-President, Business Development. "For over 17 years, we have been going to workplaces helping employees improve their health."
Health and wellness are integrated into the corporate culture and management processes of the Pro Health Group. Company employees enjoy a stimulating and rewarding workplace environment, thanks to the Group's focus on lifestyle habits, work-life balance, a safe work environment and sound management practices.
Assistance in obtaining certification
The Pro Health Group proposes a step-by-step method for organizations interested in obtaining Healthy Enterprise certification. Several satisfied clients, including Pfizer Canada inc., Groupe A. Lassonde and Optima-santé globale, are pleased with how the Pro Health Group simplified the certification process.
Businesses know that having a certification standard goes a long way towards attracting and retaining top talent, as this underscores a corporate commitment to being an employer of choice. Being certified makes a business in an industry facing a labour shortage that much more appealing to potential employees.
Other business services
The Pro Health Group provides health and wellness services in English and French to businesses across Quebec and in other Canadian provinces. Suitable for any workplace, these services pertain to different aspects of human health, such as physical activity, diet, sleeping habits, stress management, quitting tobacco use and motivation for change.
Recognized for its personalized intervention plans, client-oriented approach, first-rate services and health expertise, the Pro Health Group offers workplace activities, counselling (with nutritionists, kinesiologists and nurses), online services and customized programs.
For more information about the Pro Health Group, go to www.prohealthgroup.ca
Bureau de la normalisation du Québec (BNQ)
The Bureau de la normalisation du Québec is responsible for establishing provincial standards and certification for products, processes, services, individuals and environmental quality management systems. The BNQ holds accreditation from Canada's National Standards System (NSS) regarding the implementation of consensual standards and the drafting of certification.
For more information about the BNQ, go to www.bnq.qc.ca
SOURCE: Pro Health Group
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