Accreditation Process

At Healthy Workplaces Gloucestershire, we are here to support you and your employees to develop a healthy workplace. We recognise businesses that are committed to health and wellbeing through the Gloucestershire Healthy Workplaces Accreditation.

Our team would love to come and meet you to explore how you can work with your employees to make your workplace a healthier place to work - and how you can be recognised for the great work you are doing.

Step-by-step on how to get started

  1. Browse our website for information and ideas on what you can evidence for your accreditation
  2. If you feel the accreditation is right for you, register as a member using our quick and easy sign up form.
  3. Read about our two levels ‘foundation’ and ‘enhanced’ to see which accreditation you would like to be awarded
  4. Make contract with our Workplace Health Advisor by calling us on 0800 122 3788 or emailing Tim Selway at Selway@hlsglos.organd we can arrange a visit to your place of work.
  5. Work towards the healthy workplace accreditation award - login using your account details and start uploading your evidence,
  6. Get your reward – be assessed on your hard work and be awarded your foundation or enhanced award

Our accreditation scheme has two levels so that people can be rewarded for progress, our two levels are foundation and enhanced. The areas within each level are:

  • Health and Safety
  • Communication
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Mental Wellbeing and Stress Reduction
  • Back Pain and Prevention
  • Stopping Smoking
  • Alcohol and Substance Misuse
  • Physical Activity (including active travel)
  • Healthy Eating
  • Personal Safety (including sun safety)

The accreditation scheme is completely flexible allowing you to upload evidence for both levels of awards as you wish. The steps below will guide you through the process.

Foundation

  1. When you log in, you will see that your dashboard is split to reflect the two award levels: Foundation and Enhanced. To achieve the Foundation Level, you must complete all of the question’s underneath ‘Foundation’.
  2. Once your evidence is uploaded, we will review and get in contact with you to let you know if your submission has been approved.

Enhanced

  1. To achieve the Enhanced Level, you must complete all of the question’s underneath ‘Enhanced’.
  2. To meet the criteria for Enhanced, you must first have your Foundation submission approved. Please note this doesn’t stop you uploading evidence beforehand.
  3. Once your evidence is uploaded, we will review this and get in contact with you to let you know if your submission has been approved.