LIAT (1974) Ltd.

LIAT (1974) Ltd.

Overview
LIAT (1974) Ltd. Demographics
LIAT (1974) Ltd. are just starting their Healthy Workplace Programme including the following initiatives: peer support (e.g. buddy systems), Group goal setting and Health competitions, challenges or games (e.g. fitness and weight loss challenges).

Workplace Vision/Mission
To empower everyone to fly within the Caribbean/To transform LIAT into a profitable carrier dedicated to high quality customer service, as we provide low cost air travel with friendliness and pride.

Successes
LIAT are in the early stages of their Healthy Workplace initiatives so they have not yet been evaluated.

Corporate Community Responsibility
The Foundation for the Development of Caribbean Children was founded to help children throughout the region. This was mostly geared towards education.

Healthy Workplace Programme – 16 key elements:

1

Occupational Safety and Health

There is an established and enforced Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Policy

Employers and employees are regularly made aware of the OSH Policy

Employers and employees are required to report breaches of OSH Policy

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

There is an established and enforced policy making company buildings and parking lots tobacco/smoke-free

There is an informal no smoking policy

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

There are on-site physical activity facilities with a shower and/ or changing facilities

There are organised employee competitions, sporting events, sports teams and outdoor walking trails

The company offers memberships or discounts at local health clubs or recreation centers

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 ‘quiet spaces’ or gardens for employees to relax

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

There is an established and enforced policy which outlines provisions for workers with physical or developmental disabilities

Facilities (e.g. ramps, suitably equipped washrooms etc.) are in place at your workplace for ease of use by those with disabilities

9

Return to Work for People Living with NCDs

There is an established and enforced policy preventing discrimination against those returning to work after treatment for NCDs

10

Work-life Balance

Paternity leave

Work from home/ remote worksite location

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

No policy in place

16

Community Volunteerism

None

LIAT(1974) Ltd.
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