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Health and wellbeing

Health and safety guidance and support for organisations and directors.

By Institute of Directors
24 Aug 2021
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Health cross and heart


See our article on director wellbeing and resilience during COVID-19 detailing the five steps boards can take to support director wellbeing,.

Mental health concerns have risen since the start of the latest lockdown.  See our article Keeping chins up

Also, in 2021 we looked at director wellbeing. See Matthew Boyd CFInstD article Feelin' alright

WorkSafe's focus has changed in 2021 from “what’s happening on a particular site when we visit” to getting directors and senior managers to think about how they plan work.

Our national partner Marsh on how health and safety priorities look during the pandemic.

Other resources

Workplace preparedness for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) (WorkSafe) includes information about how to manage your health and safety risks and responsibilities. Also see Alert level 4 – What’s WorkSafe’s approach?

Advice to organisations on COVID-19 provides insights and advice from the Business Leaders Health and Safety Forum.

The World  Economic Forum's guide Workforce Principles for the COVID-19 Pandemic: Stakeholder Capitalism in a Time of Crisis provides guidance on:

  • Prioritising planning, wellbeing and communication
  • Focusing on employee experience, engagement and motivation
  • Ensuring responsible work redesign 
  • Balancing short-term cost concerns with medium-term resilience and rebound

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