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Health Improvement Service are now Accreditors for the Nationally recognised Workplace Health Charter

Posted on the 12th June 2014

The Health Improvement Service are celebrating this week having successfully supported and accredited 2 East Lancashire organisations with the Workplace Wellbeing Charter. The Workplace Wellbeing Charter is an opportunity for employers to demonstrate their commitment to the health and well-being of their workforce.

Gareth Beck, the Health Improvement Service Workplace Health Lead said

“By achieving the ‘Excellent’ level of accreditation,  both Nelson and Colne College and Hyndburn Borough Council have shown a real statement of intent to their workforce by ensuring the organisation as a whole is fully engaged in health and well-being and employees have access to a range of interventions and support mechanisms to help prevent ill-health.”

The Workplace Wellbeing Charter, through the support of Public Health England, Professor Dame Carol Black and extensive research and consultation by Health@Work, has become a National award for England and the Health Improvement Service, are proud to not just to have the ability to support an East Lancashire business or organisation through the process but also to have the expertise and knowledge to accredit them.