Caribbean Catalyst Inc.

Caribbean Catalyst Inc.

Overview
Caribbean Catalyst Inc. Demographics
Caribbean Catalyst have implemented a series of initiatives aimed at creating a healthy workplace which have been ongoing for 2 years and they believe that their employees are now more health conscious.

Workplace Vision/Mission
Our Vision is to be the Human Resource thought leaders of the Caribbean who understand and care about the communities we work in. Our Mission is to be a catalyst for meaningful change, helping our clients achieve through their people.

Successes
A Steps Programme, each staff member was given a pedometer and it was fun challenge to see who would get the most steps.

Challenges
You must be consistent to maintain excellent health.

Corporate Community Responsibility
Caribbean Catalyst believe in impacting our community and give of time and resources to help persons in need. Their vision is to understand and care about the communities they work in.

Healthy Workplace Programme – 16 key elements:

1

Occupational Safety and Health

A mechanism is in place in your workplace that allows for reporting on and acting on occupational safety and health issues (accidents, illnesses)

2

Tobacco Use Cessation

No policy in place

3

Healthy eating

There is easy to access safe drinking water (e.g. water coolers)

4

Breastfeeding Support

No policy in place

5

Physical Activity Enhancement

Plan healthy activities as a team

6

Mental Health and Stress Management

The company has an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP is a professional counselling service for employees that may be experiencing emotional distress from personal or work-related problems

Employees are recognised for achievements in the workplace (e.g. rewards, certificates, positive feedback via meeting announcements)

There are regular employee communication opportunities (e.g. team meetings, one-to-one meetings)

There are opportunities for personal and professional development

There are moral boosting activities (e.g. employee lunches, birthday celebrations, sports teams)

7

Alcohol Reduction

No policy in place

8

Disability in the Workplace

The company works with various groups such as the Barbados Council for the Disabled and facilitate the annual Kregg Nurse Scholarship Award for persons with disabilities who are involved in the workplace

9

Return to Work for People Living with NCDs

No policy in place

10

Work-life Balance

Work from home/ remote worksite location

Reduced or flexible hours

Job sharing scheme

11

Screening and Treatment for NCDs

Workers have access to group health plans

12

NCD prevention Information, Education and Resources

None

13

Healthy Living rewards or incentives

None

14

Multisectoral Partnerships

None

15

Monitoring and Evaluation

None

16

Community Volunteerism

Various staff members are involved in community groups and are allowed to participate during working hours

Caribbean Catalyst Inc.
Find out more about Caribbean Catalyst here.

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