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Healthy Working Wales Helping businesses in Wales to improve the health, safety and wellbeing

Healthy Working Wales Helping businesses in Wales to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of their workforce Alcohol health promotional campaigns in workplaces Healthy Working Wales 3 rd November

Who we are Corporate Health Standard (just in case you don’t know) Small Workplace

Who we are Corporate Health Standard (just in case you don’t know) Small Workplace Health Award Workboost Wales

Workplace Health Awards • Welsh Government accreditation for employers supporting and promoting the health

Workplace Health Awards • Welsh Government accreditation for employers supporting and promoting the health & wellbeing of their workforce • Externally assessed & valid for 3 years • National PR exposure and recognition

Policy reviews Ensure adoption of supportive tone Assess awareness of policy Training for managers

Policy reviews Ensure adoption of supportive tone Assess awareness of policy Training for managers Does it present a supportive culture Clear access to internal support Promote external alcohol support services Integrate with return to work processes Employee handbooks ‘Health Champions’ – social hubs and nonmanagerial support ü Alcohol Brief Intervention (ABI) Champions ü ü ü ü ü

Interactive awareness raising sessions

Interactive awareness raising sessions

Promotional stands

Promotional stands

Quizzes ü Great way to raise awareness in a fun way ü Light hearted

Quizzes ü Great way to raise awareness in a fun way ü Light hearted competition seems to work well – and make sure you have a prize!

Workshops/lunch & learn sessions ü General alcohol awareness sessions ü What is a unit

Workshops/lunch & learn sessions ü General alcohol awareness sessions ü What is a unit games? ü How long alcohol remains in the body? ü Guest speakers § Police/PCSOs § Alcohol support organisations § Member of award working group § In-house alcohol champions

Awareness events

Awareness events

Campaigns Build engagement ü Collective challenges ü Raise awareness ü Refresh knowledge of policies

Campaigns Build engagement ü Collective challenges ü Raise awareness ü Refresh knowledge of policies and support ü Start discussions ü Change the culture ü

Access further support Public Health Wales Alcohol Team 2 hr training sessions on the

Access further support Public Health Wales Alcohol Team 2 hr training sessions on the use of Alcohol Brief Intervention techniques in everyday settings Public Health Wales: http: //ow. ly/Ro. A 9 M Have a Word: http: //ow. ly/Ro. At. E MEPMIS Free alcohol and substance misuse E-learning modules available for employees and managers http: //ow. ly/Ro. Bz. H Healthy Working Wales Fully funded support to help employers develop their approach to alcohol and substance misuse http: //ow. ly/Ro. Et. H Drink Wise Age Well (Cwm Taf only) Interactive sessions held in your workplace for employers and staff http: //drinkwiseagewell. org. uk/

Any questions? www. healthyworkingwales. org

Any questions? www. healthyworkingwales. org