HEALTHY AT WORK - TRANSFER OF STANDARDS AND PRACTICES FOR HEALTHY WORKSPACE
Bulgarian-Swiss Cooperation Programme, Partnership and Expert Fund
The overall objective of the project was to promote health protection and health management practices and policies at work thus contributing to improving the overall health status and well-being of the population.
Project specific objectives were:
1. To transfer Swiss know-how and expertise in health management and health promotion at work
2. To promote and implement workplace health management practices, policies and standards based on the Swiss experience
The project built on the experience and expertise of the Swiss partner - Health Promotion Switzerland, to adapt and implement in Bulgaria the Swiss health management (HM) policies and methodologies and in particular the Friendly Workplace Label – a Swiss benchmark given to companies with significant results in health management and health protection at work. This was achieved through serious of trainings, capacity building and a study tour of Bulgarian experts, training of trainers event, a wide PR and communication campaign including promotional workshops, pilot testing of the label with Bulgarian companies and sustaining an international network in Health management.
The project was implemented in partnership with Health Promotion –Switzerland.
Period of implementation: September 2013 - December 2015