Work Safe and Well Blog

The work safe and well blog features up to date news and advice on current industry practices, our services and wellbeing news from around the world
Connecting at the Bath & West

Connecting at the Bath & West

Last Saturday I was reconnecting with my family during a wonderful day at the 2019 Royal Bath and West Show. What a great way to start the month! We got the opportunity to spend the afternoon exploring the vast showground and experience the many sights, sounds and...

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Eat to Beat Diabetes

Eat to Beat Diabetes

We all know the phrase 'you are what you eat', but how can we teach our young people to eat healthily to beat diseases like Diabetes, which affect nearly 4 million people in England? This week (1st-7th April 2019) is National Type-2 Diabetes prevention week, and...

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Building Resilience through Peer Support

Building Resilience through Peer Support

The World Health Organisation are asking us to mark #WorldMentalHealthDay by focussing on building mental resilience in our young people. They estimate that half of all mental ill-health starts before the age  of 14, and suicide is the second leading cause of death...

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We Shall Overcome this Tricky Period

We Shall Overcome this Tricky Period

Work Safe and Well are proud to be supporting our local 'We Shall Overcome' event on Friday 12th October supporting the local foodbanks and the 'Tricky Period' charity tackling period poverty by enabling women and girls to access free sanitary products via the library...

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Save Lives by Taking a Minute to Talk About Suicide

Save Lives by Taking a Minute to Talk About Suicide

World Suicide Prevention Day- Change the Conversation to Save Lives On World Suicide Prevention Day (#WSPD2018), let's commit to changing the conversation on suicide to save lives. By changing how we descibe suicide, we can help remove stigma and help those bereaved...

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Let’s Move for Better Business

Let’s Move for Better Business

Listening to the radio on the school run, I heard an advert from Public Health England (@PHE) as part of their Change4Life campaign talking about Obesity as the second biggest cause of Cancer. This is an entirely preventable health epidemic that can be dealt with by...

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Creativity is Therapy

Creativity is Therapy

Listening to the radio this morning, I was moved by the story of Stewart Hill, a former soldier who was critically injured in Afghanistan in 2009. With a life-changing brain injury, he found art and writing poetry as therapy during his recovery, and, in the process,...

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Active Leadership Pays Rewards

Active Leadership Pays Rewards

It's official- Active Leadership really does pay rewards! We at worksafeandwell love to share good news about organisations achieving great things in their leadership and management of employee wellbeing. We are really proud to share the success of  the 1610 team that...

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