Having had the conviction for quite a long time that companies must be places contributing to people’s comfort and health, we joined the program entitled “Workplace health promotion - WHP FVG Network”.
This is a program, agreed upon by Friuli Venezia Giulia Region and Confindustria Alto Adriatico, promoted by the WHP (Workplace Health Promotion) FVG Network.
Its purpose is actually that of stimulating a “new philosophy” within companies, to have work environments become areas also dedicated to health education, where to adopt healthy habits, whether concerning food or various activities.
Whp is a program recommended by WHO - World Health Organization – to support health promotion in work environments and try to prevent behavioral factors presenting risks and leading to chronic and degenerative diseases. Its purpose is also to promote active aging, remaining in good health. All of this through organizational changes within companies, in order to encourage and facilitate the adoption of healthy behaviors.
The program targets – as foreseen by the Regional Prevention Program of Region FVG1 - are the following:
The expectation is that of ensuring the possible psychophysical comfort of workers and thus, also that of the community.
Therefore, companies that joined this program as Labiotest should:
Companies involved in this virtuous program are rewarded, as they go beyond any legal obligation (regarding health and safety in workplaces), by trying to offer their employees healthy work environments.
Competent sanitary authorities on the territory release a certificate acknowledging the company as “Workplace Health Promotion”, if the foreseen actions have been enforced.
For more information, we suggest you read the article on the newspaper Sole 24 Ore.