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Health and wellbeing at work

Health and wellbeing at work

Health and wellbeing at work overview

How work health can strengthen your business.

Chronic disease action plan

Through the implementation of this action plan, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland aims to build industry capacity to identify and manage work related chronic disease hazards. An integrated safety, health and wellbeing approach underpins all activities outlined in the action plan.

Benefits

Well designed and well managed workplaces can play a beneficial role in improving worker health and wellbeing, minimising avoidable ill health, and facilitating faster recovery and return to work after injury or illness.

Integrating health, safety and wellbeing

Integrated approaches to health, wellbeing and safety can prevent work related injuries and illness and enhance worker health.

Industry focus

There are certain industries identified at higher risk of chronic disease. Read the statistics here.

Be a leader in work health

Leaders of organisations addressing work health, safety and wellbeing risks along with other important business tasks can achieve positive business outcomes

Get started

The interactive Work health planning guide is designed to assist businesses to improve business systems that influence the health and wellbeing of employees in a workplace setting.

Resources

For more information, ideas for your health, safety and wellbeing program, or specific advice on a range of health and wellbeing topics.

Be recognised

Be recognised and rewarded as a business with a demonstrated commitment to work health and wellbeing.

Case studies

Learn from Queensland organisations that support health, safety and wellbeing in their workplace.

Events

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland runs a number of work health and wellbeing events around Queensland to help organisations develop an effective approach to integrate health, safety and wellbeing. A robust, integrated work health, safety and wellbeing approach can help boost productivity, reduce costs and improve workplace culture.

Contact us

We are committed to helping businesses provide healthy, safe and productive workplaces for Queenslanders. Contact us for advice regarding health and wellbeing at work.

Last updated
27 November 2017

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