It is estimated that almost 2 million women and men around the world still die due to work-related accidents or diseases every year. This makes the workplace a priority setting for health promotion in the 21st century. If properly managed, work can be leveraged to drive significant positive health impacts.
By fostering safe workplaces and cultures that protect and nurture the wellbeing of employees, businesses around the world and across all sectors have the potential to make a significant contribution to promoting the highest possible standards for health for all.
Healthy People, Healthy Business: Embedding a culture of employee health and wellbeing is the first cross-sectoral report for business, by business, to implement programs that ensure the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing for employees throughout global operations and value chains.