Once an organisation has completed the First Steps Award they can then progress to working towards the Advanced Award, if they wish, with the full support of the Up & Active Workplaces Team. Progression on the Avanced Awards will be achieved following assessment against the progressive criteria as set out in each level.
Targets reflect the expected level of health activities relevant to the business, thus making it possible for the very small or the very large to participate.
Sources of information are made available via notice boards, intranet page, newsletter, staff meetings etc.
Allow internet access to websites such as boozetalk.co.uk, change4life etc
Use your intranet page to hold permanent signpost details of support services for employees to access in their own time.
Nominate a workplace ‘alcohol awareness’ champion who will lead on all things alcohol related within the workplace and take responsibility for communications.
Actively promote local alcohol and substance misuse services – such as Bolton Integrated Drug and Alcohol Service (BIDAS).
Actively promote the Department of Health national campaigns around alcohol misuse.
Alcohol free workplace events to be integrated into policy.
Host an alcohol awareness event within the workplace
All decisions and policy making to be done in consultation with staff.