Tata Steel | Wellness@Workplace Programme | India
Tata Steel’s innovative Wellness@Workplace Programme aims to improve and maintain employees’ overall health and well-being through a unique organisation-wide platform, ensuring uniform rollout, monitoring and improvement. The concept focuses on four fundamental principles:
1. Identification and reduction of health risk:
Industrial hygiene – Identification and reduction of potential health risks or exposures to hazardous substances or environments: 34 control measures implemented.
Workplace ergonomics – Identification and reduction of ergonomics risk: 63 ergo-control measures implemented.
2. Improvement of workplace health:
Periodic health screening – Medical examination, including follow-up, treatment and counselling of high-risk cases: 70,000 employees and contractors examined.
Physical well-being – Physical fitness programme for employees and families with robust infrastructural support, such as gymnasiums, sports complexes, golf courses, adventure programmes, runathon etc.
Health promotion – Comprehensive preventive health awareness campaigns such as Doctor online, Doctor@ doorstep, etc.: participation of 25,830 workers and contractors.
3. Improvement of mental health:
Identification of mental health issues and addressing them through primary, secondary and tertiary level of intervention.
4. Effectiveness monitoring:
Monitoring effectiveness through major lagging indicators, such as Improvement of Health Index, number of high-risk cases, etc.
Reduction of lifestyle diseases
From 35.90% (FY’20) to 25.94% (FY’22)
Reduction in sickness absence rate
From 0.95 (FY’21) to 0.86 (FY’22)