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Free health at work support from Healthy Working Lives

Support provided by Healthy Working Lives

What does this involve?

Businesses in Scotland can get free support from NHS Health and Work teams in their health board area to help them build fairer, healthier workplaces.

Advisers from your local health board can help you identify and understand any health, safety and wellbeing issues that may affect your staff and your business.

Fair work policies and practices can help improve the health and productivity of your workers.

Benefits from increased staff health and wellbeing at work include:

  • enhanced employer reputation
  • improved worker satisfaction 
  • more appeal when recruiting employees to your workplace
  • better staff retention – with the cost savings of developing and progressing staff in the workplace

Am I eligible?

Self-employed workers and small, medium and large businesses with workplaces in Scotland are eligible.

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

All workplaces based in Scotland.

How long does this take?

There are no time limits – the services and support offered will depend on the issues and topics you want to address in the workplace. Your health board adviser will explain your options.

Next steps

Visit the Healthy Working Lives website to get contact details for your local Healthy Working Lives team.

Support provided by Healthy Working Lives