Health Days in the Company

For an entrepreneur, his employees are his most important resource. When employees are healthy and feel well, they are more satisfied and more efficient. As a supervisor, you should do everything you can to promote the health of your employees. Health Days are an ideal instrument for this.

We have put together some downloads and links for you covering these topics, including information on the objectives and benefits of Health Days as well as tips for implementing such a day. You will also learn how important it is to ensure the sustainability of a Health Day – by integrating it into the Workplace Health Management.

Online Article: Health Days – 5 Questions, 5 Answers
As a supervisor, you should do everything you can to promote the health of your employees. Health Days are a good instrument for this, and there are plenty of occasions: Christmas, an anniversary or just because. Furthermore, you should inform your employees on the topics of mental and physical health care and offer prevention services. The online magazine "Human Capital Care" (HCC) gives interesting answers to 5 questions about the Health Day.
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Download: Tips for a successful Health Day
Health Days are becoming increasingly popular in many companies. Like on a marketplace, employees are being informed about health issues and motivated to do something for their own health. At the same time such a day enhances the communication about health at work and thus supports a positive corporate culture. BGHW experts give tips on how to make a Health Day a successful event. Learn more about this in a PDF excerpt of the current edition of the "BGHW date".
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Health Day &ndash Benefits, Goals, Ideas and Implementation into Occupational Health Management
On their website, the Consultancy for Occupational Health Management (UBGM) provides a lot of information on health days, including health checks, impulse-lectures, practical workshops and specials. Here you will find lots of ideas how to include health checks, impulse lectures and workshops in your Health Day.
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Health – Experiences from Practice (Interview)
"Arouse curiosity and reduce inhibitions" – with this motto, strong commitment and good ideas Herlinde Heindl has planned and organized the first Health Day for Helukabel in Hemmingen. Heindl is the company's Training Manager and health and safety officer. The medium-sized company specializes in the global trade of cables and wires. In an interview, she talks about her experiences. In the article you will also find a "Checklist for a successful Health Day".
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Health Day at Nestlé – A film moves
A Health Day combines a variety of health-promoting measures. A video by the Barmer GEK about Nestlé exemplifies how diverse the offer can be and how employers can take responsibility for their employees. In the video, celebrities such as Ex-boxing professional Torsten May give tips on how companies and their employees can incorporate exercise and sport in their everyday work.
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Checklist for a Health Day
With Health Days, you can reached many employees and sensitize them to the issue of health. An interesting Health Day will be remembered by many for a long time. However, in order to ensure the sustainability of such a day, the Health Day should be integrated into an overall concept and not just be a single event. To make a Health Day a successful day, you must clarify some important aspects before your planning. The Unfallkasse Nord provides a checklist for this.
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Occupational Health Management – Guidelines for Occupational Physicians and Executives
The Association of German Operations and Company Doctors eV (VDBW) has published the comprehensive guide "Occupational Health Management" for occupational physicians and executives. It explains, among other things, that the workplace health promotion is to be understood as an occupational health task and that the Occupational Health Management can also be a response to the challenges of structural change in the world of work.
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