Occupational health: the value proposition
Only a minority of the UK workforce can access a comprehensive occupational health service. This guide clearly lays out the business case for an occupational health strategy.View Read more
This is part of a suite of eight interconnected toolkits, produced by Business in the Community and Public Health England, to help every organisation support the mental and physical health and wellbeing of its employees. Each addresses a different aspect of workplace wellbeing, with a common thread of mental health running through them all. They’re freely available and designed to be relevant to employers across all sectors.
The full suite consists of:
This toolkit, supported by The Samaritans, is designed to support senior leadership, line managers, HR and occupational health and safety professionals to identify a member of staff who may have suicidal feelings. It gives practical advice on how to deal with a crisis situation as well as embedding suicide prevention strategies in your organisation’s policies and ways of working. It’s divided into sections on different topics with built-in navigation and links between them, so you can follow it step by step or go straight to the sections you want to know more about.
You can also download a self-assessment toolkit, in Excel spreadsheet format, to gauge your organisation’s progress in implementing the measures recommended across several of the Business in the Community / Public Health England toolkits.
Suicide is a topic that is avoided and yet it is a major killer of both men and women. This is an extensive set of resources and guides that enable conversations and gives great advice to employers who may have an employee with suicidal feelings.
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