Wellbeing at work
Wellbeing at work means that work is safe, healthy, and pleasant. It stimulates god and motivated management and the workplace atmosphere and professionalism of employees. It also impacts on coping at work.
Wellbeing at work increases productivity and commitment to the job, and it reduces incidents of sick leave.
Wellbeing at work is a joint effort
Promoting wellbeing at work involves employers and employees. Employers have to ensure the safety of the work environment, good management and the fair treatment of employees.
Employees also play a major role in maintaining their work ability and professional skills. Everyone is in a position to make a good workplace atmosphere. Wellbeing at work can be improved by developing working conditions and skills.
Good management is crucial to employee wellbeing. The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health heads a network devoted to good management practices and the development of management training.