BITC/Public Health England: Health and Wellbeing Toolkits - Business in the Community

BITC/Public Health England: Health and Wellbeing Toolkits

Take a whole system approach to well-being

Business in the Community (BITC) has partnered with Public Health England to produce a series of toolkits to help every organisation support the mental and physical health of its employees.

Positive actions to champion good health

These toolkits help employers take positive actions to build a culture that champions good mental and physical health for employees. The toolkits also provide a greater understanding of how to help those who need more support.

Health and Wellbeing at Work Summary Toolkit

This Health and Wellbeing at Work toolkit represents a summary of the eight toolkits, available below. The suite of toolkits have been developed by Business in the Community in collaboration with Public Health England (PHE).

View and download all of the eight toolkits in this series, developed in partnership with Public Health England

Crisis Management in the Event of a Suicide

Crisis Management In The Event Of A Suicide: A Postvention Toolkit For Employers, developed with support from Samaritans, offers practical advice for employers to follow in the aftermath of an employee suicide.

Domestic Abuse Toolkit

Domestic Abuse Toolkit. This toolkit, sponsored by The Insurance Charities, provides support and guidance for employers in responding to the risk of domestic abuse.

Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco: A Toolkit For Employers

Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco: A Toolkit For Employers. Supporting your employees wellbeing to reduce sickness, absence, and improve mental wellbeing and productivity.

Mental Health in the Workplace

Mental Health for Employers Toolkit. This toolkit helps employers select the most valuable resources, and  to develop an approach that works. For larger organisations, the toolkit is also a useful resource to share with businesses in their supply chain and across their network

Musculosketal Health (MSK) Toolkit For Employers

Good musculoskeletal (MSK) health is integral to a full working life. It supports us with functional mobility and dexterity, balance and coordination, and contributes to muscular strength and endurance; essential to nearly all forms of work. It also enables us to stay physically and mentally fit and reduce the occurrence of other health problems. Action should be taken at all ages to invest in enhancing education, awareness and opportunities to engage in understanding good MSK health and how to reduce the risks of developing an MSK problem.

Physical Activity, Healthy Eating and Healthier Weight: A Toolkit For Employers

Physical Activity, Healthy Eating and Healthier Weight: A Toolkit For Employers. This toolkit shows how working in partnership with employees, employers can take a positive, proactive, preventative approach to support weight management and encourage greater physical activity.

Reducing the Risk of Suicide

Reducing the risk of suicide. This toolkit provides support and advice on how to incorporate suicide prevention into an employer’s workplace health and wellbeing framework. It was developed with support from Samaritans.

Sleep and Recovery Toolkit

Sleep and Recovery Toolkit. This toolkit sponsored by Anglian Water, offers insight and advice on addressing the increasingly damaging sleep-loss epidemic affecting the nation.

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