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Healthy Workplace Business Forum

Date: 19 Nov 2014

Wednesday 19th November.

The event will take place at BT, Calenick Street, Truro, TR1 2SF from 10am until 12pm. We have an exciting morning planned for you with BT Truro and TRAC speaking about their journey on the Healthy Workplace Award Programme, this will be a great opportunity to ask them questions and to share good practice and success stories. There will also be an opportunity to have discussions in groups around good practice, success stories, barriers, obstacles and the overall assessment process and finally a tour of BT.

Due to limited space, only 2 individuals from each company can attend on the day.

There is limited spaces so please book your place now by emailing workplace.health@cornwall.nhs.uk


Low Back Pain

LBP appears in all age groups, however is most prevalent in working age, followed by retired and then the under20s. A Large portion of LBP cases will have pain for over 12 months and be out of work for over 6 months. This has a huge strain on employer, Governemnt and NHS costs  

Obesity

People suffering from obesity could reduce their future earning power by as much as £500 per annum because qualifciations, skills and experience become outdated during long term absences from work caused by their conditions.

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