How can you help look after your most valuable asset - your staff?
Healthier. Happier. Workplaces provides a range of programs and services to assist Queensland workplaces implement a health and wellbeing program. These include:
Healthy Workers Initiative
Workplace Health & Wellbeing Workshops
Get Healthy Information & Coaching Service
5 Steps to Workplace Wellness
Workplace Quit Smoking Program
10,000 Steps Workplaces Program
Landscapers - Healthy or Not so Healthy?
Landscaping falls under the construction sector and accordingly has been recognised as a high-risk industry in terms of the health and wellbeing of its workers.
This is largely due to a number of factors including being a male dominated industry, long hours, project based work and a transient workforce.
If you would like to see higher productivity for your business, less absenteeism, less accidents and injuries and generally support the wellbeing of your staff then implementing the Healthier. Happier. Workplaces program in your business will help you achieve just that
Time for Change
Most people know what constitutes a healthy lifestyle and healthy foods however habits are hard to break.
Did you realise though that if you can support your workers in striving to achieve a more healthy lifestyle you can contribute to positive team relationships, increase productivity and profitability, reduce absenteeism and staff turnover as well as reduce workers' compensation claims?
Change is not easy though and Landscape Queensland has resources available to get you started on the road to better staff wellbeing overall, including mental health.
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There are lots of resources and ideas available to assist you support and encourage your employees to make positive change - try these:-
Provide employees with information about healthy food choices
Develop a healthy food and drink workplace policy including a healthy catering policy
Encourage employees to talk to their doctor and/or an accredited practising dietician about their weight