Free resources for Essex staff to help improve your physical and mental wellbeing.
The Wellbeing Directory on Moodle contains both internal and external resources to support your mental and physical wellbeing.
If you have further suggestions for resources we should develop or include, please email Occupational Health firstname.lastname@example.org
Night workers are offered free and confidential health assessments before starting work, on a regular basis or as appropriate.
Health surveillance involves on-going health checks to detect ill-health effects from specific hazards, such as prolonged exposure to noise or vibrating tools.
Examples of the different types of health surveillance, which the University has a duty to monitor the effects of.
A network of dedicated Mental Health First Aiders who offer confidential and informal support to staff on mental health matters.
We work with Essex Working Well who provide a range of eLearning, webinars and competitions aimed at improving staff wellbeing.
If you have experienced a traumatic incident you can access support from one of our Trauma Risk Management Practitioners.
We aim to create a supportive working environment that maintains and promotes the health and wellbeing of staff.
Find out how you can improve your resilience and discover what resources are available to help you.
Find out how we are working with the Royal College of Psychiatrists to achieve an Enabling Environments accreditation.
Read about the Employee Assistance Programme, supplied by Validium, and access contact details.
The University has signed the Charter for Employers who are positive about mental health.
Discover techniques to help you identify mental health issues and activities to help you overcome them.
MindLine Trans+ offers emotional support to people who are trans+, agender, gender fluid and non-binary and anyone wanting to talk about their gender identity.
Read about work-related stress, the impact it can have and how to you can prevent it.
Learn about the Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) devices installed throughout the University campuses for use in emergencies.
Our menopause guidance aims to strengthen our commitment to providing a healthy and safe working environment for all.
Workplace Health, Safety and Wellbeing is working with the Essex Wellbeing Service to offer University staff a 12 week weight management programme available on campus or via Zoom.
Read our top 10 tips to get some activity into you working day.
If you use Display Screen Equipment (DSE) you are entitled to a Specsavers Optical Care eVoucher every two years.
The causes and symptoms of muscle or joint problems from working on a computer, and methods to reduce the risk of muscle or joint problems.
Our fully equipped treatment and rehabilitation centre is designed to cater for the sporty and non-sporty alike.
Occupational support for pregnant employees, and employee/manager responsibilities.