New technology development in the health and wellness industry offers individuals the ability to measure and/or estimate a range of physiological and health metrics throughout the day. Personal health monitoring devices have gained popularity in both the general public and the medical community.

This guidebook was developed to provide information about novel technologies and commercially available devices that allow workers to monitor their own personal health. It serves as an information resource for human resource managers, occupational therapists, industrial hygienists, employers, supervisors, and employees, among others, to use to make decisions in the best interest of the employees.

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Authors

Stephanie Munten, MSc
Emily Tetzlaff, MHK
Curtis Hancock, BSc.Kin
Sam Daoust, BSc.Kin
Dr. Dominique Gagnon, PhD