Weight Bias

Weight Bias Guides

In an effort to raise awareness of weight bias and its impact on individuals affected by the disease of obesity, the OAC has produced various guides designed to help all members of society better understand weight bias’ impact in settings such as employment, healthcare and more.

Weight Bias Guides

  • Weight Bias in the Workplace – The focus of this guide is to educate employers on the impact of weight bias in the workplace. The guide also provides an in-depth look at Body Mass Index Incentives and Penalties, Workplace Practices and much more. To view this guide, click here.
  • Weight Bias in Healthcare – The focus of this guide is to educate healthcare providers on the impact of weight bias in a clinical setting. The guide also educates healthcare providers on the use of appropriate language when discussing weight with patients, and much more. To view this guide, click here.

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