Risks to the health of obese employees have implications for the workplace,
but an awareness scheme aims to tackle issues at the early
stages. Occupational Health magazine details an evidence-based programme
for weight management in the work environment.
- Counterweight: a proactive
approach to workplace obesity The Counterweight programme trains
and mentors primary care nurses to deliver a structured programme of weight
management. Evidence shows that 70% of those who attend will lose weight
and not put it back on after 12 months.
Ten ways to encourage healthy eating at
work We outline 10 steps to help organisations spread the healthy eating
message in the workplace.
Workplace obesity: provide a healthier
approach to food and exercise This article explores how to eat healthily and
how implementing a research-based nutrition and exercise programme helped one
Good practice: Wellbeing This section of
the XpertHR good practice manual discusses the business case for investing in
employee wellbeing and explains how to develop and implement a wellbeing