Be Well at Work Berkeley Manager News - June 2016

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June 13, 2016

Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace Training

Need ideas for building staff morale? Want to help staff feel energized by the end of the day? Do you want to feel energized by the end of the day? Creating a Safe and Healthy Workplace gives you the tools and skills to create a healthier environment for your work unit. This 3-hour training for managers and supervisors, available through the KEYS Risk Management Track, is developed and delivered by EH&S and Be Well at Work -- Wellness Program to help managers and supervisors with their responsibility to create a healthy workplace. Register on the Learning Center.

Berkeley recognized for health and wellness by the American Heart Association

UC Berkeley was recognized for two prestigious American Heart Association (AHA) awards: the 2015 Platinum Fit-Friendly recognition for worksite wellness and 2015 Worksite Innovation Award for the Water Bottle Refill Stations and I Heart Tap Water campaign. The platinum level recognition is the highest level awarded by the AHA, and Berkeley is one of three UC’s to receive the Platinum recognition. Associate Vice Chancellor Rosemarie Rae accepted the award at a Tang Center celebration in April. Read more and see the video on right. 

UC Walks: Cal Walks at Work 

Join your campus colleagues in celebrating Staff Appreciation Week with an energetic group walk and a fun experience being part of a Flash Mob: Cal Walks at Work! Group walks will depart at 12:10 from four campus locations to converge at the Campanile and from off-campus locations. All UC faculty and staff are encouraged to commit to a 30-minute walk on this day.

Register today! Participants in the UC Walks: Cal Walk at Work day will have a chance to:

  • Pick-up a free UC Walks T-shirts (while supplies last).
  • Speak with representatives from Blue Shield (UC Care), Health Net and Kaiser about UC Wellness resources
  • Enjoy light refreshments
  • Participate in the Flash Mob at 12:40!
  • Win great prizes: FitBit Flex, High Sierra Hydration Pack, Walking Gear and more!