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Healthy Workplaces for All Ages

By 2030, workers aged over 55 are expected to make up 30 % or more of the total workforce in many European countries. This creates challenges for employees, employers and businesses. In light of an ageing population and declining demographics, it is vital to creating safe and healthy conditions for all workers throughout their working life. Doing so ensures our workforce is sustainable and dynamic.

This FREE Seminar will be held on Tuesday 24 October 2017 and focuses on raising awareness of the importance of a sustainable working life and helping employers gather the benefits that older workers can bring to organisations. The event is organised in partnership with Bradford Area Occupational Health and Safety Forum (BAOHSF).

Organisations of all sizes and sectors, public or private, as well as individuals, are welcome to join us for inspirational case studies from the public & private sector, sharing good practice and facts & figures from national bodies. 

9.30-9.50 Registration & Refreshments

9.50-10.00 Introductions

10.00-10.30 The Multigenerational Workforce (by Sheffield Occupational Health Advisory Service)

10.30-11.00 Tackling Workplace Stress to enable Sustainable, Healthy Working Lives (by the Health & Safety Executive)

11.00-11.30 Break & Refreshments

11.30- 12.00 Case Study: Promoting the Health, Safety and Wellbeing of an Ageing NHS workforce

12.00-12.30 Case Study by Yorkshire Water

12.30-12.40 Questions & Answers

12.45 Close

 

For further information about the EU-OSHA Healthy Workplaces Campaign (2016-17), please see www.healthy-workplaces.eu 

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