WHAT IS GET HEALTHY AT WORK?
Get Healthy at Work is a NSW Government program that aims to reduce the risk of lifestyle diseases among NSW workers by helping individuals make small lifestyle changes and helping employers create health promoting work environments. The program is available online and has real benefits for business owners and their workers.
WHAT DOES GET HEALTHY AT WORK OFFER?
No matter how big or small your workplace, Get Healthy at Work can help address individual, behavioural and workplace factors that impact health and wellbeing. It can help to reduce tobacco and alcohol use, increase physical activity, active travel and healthy eating, and improve mental wellbeing of workers.
The program has two key features;
- support for businesses to develop and implement a structured workplace health program
- a confidential, online Healthy Lifestyle Check for individuals.
Find out if Get Healthy at Work is right for your business.
WHY SHOULD MY ORGANISATION REGISTER WITH GET HEALTHY AT WORK?
When it comes to your business, workers are your most valuable asset. That's why caring for their health is important.
A healthy worker is good for business. In the short-term, you'll be able to recognise a successful workplace health program by the way your staff:
- Works together
- Engage in their jobs
- Enjoy their work
In the long-term, a successful workplace health program may improve the performance of your workplace through:
- Improved staff retention
- Enhanced efficiency
- Strengthened corporate image
If safety is a concern at your workplace, there's even more reason to invest in health. Healthy workers are fitter, more aware and alert and have reduced rates of absenteeism.
Register with Get Healthy at Work to access free tools, resources and support to improve the health and wellbeing of your workplace.
WHO CAN REGISTER WITH GET HEALTHY AT WORK PROGRAMS?
All businesses in NSW are eligible for the Get Healthy at Work Program. No matter the industry you’re in or the size of your workplace, Get Healthy at Work makes it easy for you to identify the biggest health issues facing your workplace and make changes to improve health and wellbeing.
HOW DO I GET MY WORKPLACE INVOLVED?
Visit www.gethealthyatwork.com.au to learn more about the program. Register your business to access our free tools, resources and support. Alternatively, contact the Get Healthy at Work team on (02) 8738 6253 or via email for further assistance.