Guide

Occupational health and welfare: an overview

Introduction

Managing occupational health and welfare issues in your workplace means taking steps to promote the well-being of, yourself and your employees. this includes preventing illness and injury. 

Measures can range from reducing stress and drawing up a drugs and alcohol policy to stamping out bullying and harassment.

All businesses are likely to face a range of occupational health and welfare issues. This guide sets out the importance of tackling them. It explains how to implement systems that can help you do so.

It also details the types of occupational health risk and the specific risks in particular industries.