Workplace Health
 

 

 


Workplace Health
A healthy workplace is a great place to work. Staff are keen, hard-working, happy and resilient. Very few people ever use their sick leave and when they do it is an unusual occurrence.

What influences the Health of the Workplace?
Workplace health is influenced by a number of different factors:

  • Physical environment:
    Good ventilation and air flow
    Absence of chemical toxins
    Adequate personal space and privacy
    Appropriate noise levels
    Communication without distraction
    Adequate personal facilities for staff members
    Equipment, facilities and procedures that optimize posture, vision etc

  • Kitchen facilities:
    Unlimited supply of quality water
    Either availability of quality food or storage/preparation facilities
    Absence of "junk food"

  • Excellent management techniques
    Clear job definition
    Clear lines of delegation/authority
    Ongoing training
    Regular recognition of success
    Well written and distribution of Task Manuals
    Job variety
    Staff involvement in plans and development

  • Time Out
    Regular but not distracting breaks
    Appropriate shift length
    Annual holidays
    Opportunity for social relationship between different staff levels

  • Information
    Educating your staff in personal and family health
    Educating your staff in stress and stress hormone reduction


How Healthy is your Workplace?

.........Just coping?

  • High Stress

  • High Staff Absenteeism

  • High Staff Turn-over

  • High Error Rates

  • High Conflict

= POOR HEALTH


When a visitor enters your workplace, do they get a sense of peace and harmony or do your staff look hassled, moody and irritable?

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IF IT LOOKS LIKE THIS - EMAIL US TODAY FOR HELP


How Healthy is your Workplace?


.........Exceptionally Healthy?

  • Low Stress

  • Low Staff Absenteeism

  • Low Staff Turn-over

  • High Performance and Productivity

  • Low Conflict

  • High Creativity

  • High Enthusiasm

Your healthy, vital staff are keen to not waste any time. They fill those boring moments with productive activity!

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