The concept of a healthy work environment has evolved in the recent years. It has evolved from an almost exclusive focus on the physical work environment, in which physical, hygiene and economic risks are considered, until today, when health habits (lifestyles) are included as well as the psycho-social atmosphere (work organisation and organisational culture).
The healthy workplace model is a powerful management tool for promoting and protecting your employees' health, safety and well-being, as well as a sustainable workplace environment, all in a structured manner.
This voluntary certification is available to any type of organisation regardless of the sector in which it operates or its size.
This AENOR model establishes a healthy workplace management system (SIGES) based on the PDCA methodology (Plan, Do, Check, Act). SIGES contains auditable requirements that ensure ongoing improvement.
The benefits of introducing SIGES in organisations include:
This voluntary certification outline is applicable to all types of organisations regardless of the sector where they carry out their activity and it is especially aimed at organisations that want to promote and protect the health, security and well-being of their employees, as well as the sustainability of the workplace environment.
AENOR offers the possibility of undergoing Healthy Workplace Certification in conjunction with the
Statutory Audit Occupational Risk Prevention Audit and with the certificationISO 45001 in a single, comprehensive process, which involves an optimisation of audit times and, therefore, of the costs involved.
Once the audit has been passed, the organisation will obtain:
AENOR Healthy Company Compliance Mark
AENOR started Healthy Company certification in 2013.