Occupational health and welfare: an overview

Introduction

<p>Managing occupational health and welfare issues in your workplace means taking steps to promote the well-being of, and to prevent illness and injury to, yourself and your employees.</p>
<p>This can range from reducing stress and drawing up a drugs and alcohol policy to stamping out bullying and harassment.</p>
<p>All businesses are likely to face a range of occupational health and welfare issues. This guide sets out the importance of tackling them and explains how to implement systems that can help you do so.</p>
<p>It also details the types of occupational health risk faced in many workplaces and the specific risks found in particular industries.</p>

Developed with:

Health and Safety Executive