Thinking about healthy living in different settings, our workplaces can have a huge impact on our health.
The workplace is where many people spend the largest proportion of their time and therefore can play a key role in contributing to health and wellbeing.
Many employers know the importance of having healthy employees as this can improve productivity. The Office for National Statistics estimated that 131 million working days were lost due to sickness absences in the UK in 2013/14.
NHS Scotland offers these tips on how to boost your health at work.
- What can be done to improve our health and wellbeing through work?
- What changes can we make in Scotland to ensure our future workplaces are healthy workplaces?