Tagged: healthy workforce

Morrisons Miles for Smiles campaign

During the great British summer of sport in 2012 Morrisons are challenging all colleagues to see how far they can walk, run, swim and cycle. Our Miles for Smiles campaign supports the physical activity in the workplace pledge and will … Read more → – Morrisons Miles for Smiles campaign

Nestlé UK help employees make healthier choices

Service Level Agreements including Minimum Nutrition Standards have been agreed by site caterers. These standards underpin the daily menus provided and stipulate cooking methods, ingredient standards, menu planning and daily provision of healthier choices. They are actively working with their … Read more → – Nestlé UK help employees make healthier choices

AstraZeneca and the Global Corporate Challenge®

The Pharmaceutical Industry has a major part to play in improving health across the world. We all value our health but we know that a healthier world cannot come from medicines alone. AstraZeneca believes that a healthy workforce results in … Read more → – AstraZeneca and the Global Corporate Challenge®

Morrisons Healthier Staff Canteens

Morrisons commitment to offering healthier choices covers both our customers and our 131,000 colleagues. In collaboration with Unilever Food Solutions we have developed a new menu for our staff canteens across the country. This expands the healthy choices on offer … Read more → – Morrisons Healthier Staff Canteens

Fred Turok, chair of the physical activity network; The Silent Killer in our Workplace

Fred Turok

Poor employee health costs UK businesses over £100 billion a year.  Fred Turok, chair of the Responsibility Deal physical activity network, urges businesses to sign up to the physical activity pledges – boosting not only public health but also the … Read more → – Fred Turok, chair of the physical activity network; The Silent Killer in our Workplace

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H6. Staff Health Checks

“We will offer staff health checks, e.g. the NHS Lifecheck, with appropriate follow up and audit.  We will also encourage eligible employees to participate in the NHS Health Check for vascular disease, and other NHS screening programmes (for example for … Read more → – H6. Staff Health Checks

H5. Smoking Cessation/Respiratory Health

“We will encourage staff to stop smoking, by facilitating onsite stop smoking support services or by encouraging them to attend local stop smoking services during working time without loss of pay.  We will also take action to reduce other risks to … Read more → – H5. Smoking Cessation/Respiratory Health

H4. Healthier Staff Restaurants

“We will implement some basic measures for encouraging healthier staff restaurants/ vending outlets/buffets for staff, including: Ensuring the availability of healthier foods and beverages in all available channels to employees Working with caterers to reformulate recipes to provide meals which are … Read more → – H4. Healthier Staff Restaurants

H3. Health & Wellbeing Report

“We will include a section on the health and wellbeing of employees within annual reports and/or on our website.  We will record our sickness absence rate and actively manage this as an organisation.” The following provides background and supporting information … Read more → – H3. Health & Wellbeing Report

H2. Occupational Health Standards

“We will use only occupational health services which meet the new occupational health standards and which aim to be accredited by 2012/13.” The following provides background and supporting information to help organisations understand what this pledge sets out to achieve … Read more → – H2. Occupational Health Standards