The Benefits of Workplace Wellbeing

Did you know that the European Network for Workplace Health Promotion has defined workplace health promotion as the ''combined efforts of employers, employees and society to improve the health and well-being of people at work''?

According to the World Health Organisation, there are many benefits of workforce health promotion to the employee and the organisation .

Benefits of Workforce Health Promotion

To the organisationTo the employee
A well managed health and safety programmeA safe and healthy work environment
A positive and caring imageEnhanced self-esteem
Improved staff moraleReduced stress
Reduced staff turnoverImproved morale
Reduced absenteeismIncreased job satisfaction
Increased productivity Increased skills for health protection
Reduced health care/insurance costs Improved health
Reduced risk of fines and litigationImproved sense of well-being

Source: http://www.who.int/occupational_health/topics/workplace/en/index1.html