The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) invited Bristol based Wylde IA to talk at its prestigious ‘Wellbeing at Work – Fit for the Future?’ seminar on 3rd April 2019 at the home of furniture designers Orangebox in Clerkenwell. IOSH is the world’s leading professional body for people responsible for safety and health in the workplace.

IOSH invited Maxine Bennett to present at the event following the success of the Happiest Workplace competition which now attracts entries from hundreds of companies passionate about health and wellbeing at work.

Maxine Bennett, director, Wylde IA says:

“We’re honoured to have been invited to speak at this prestigious event alongside such stalwarts of the corporate and wellbeing world. We’re about to launch the Happiest Workplace competition for the fifth year in a row, paying testament to the fact wellness at work is more important than ever. We’re seeing a genuine desire by company leaders to create workplaces that nourish employees’ wellbeing and are thankful for the opportunity we got to share our insights with IOSH seminar attendees.”

The Wellbeing at Work – Fit for the Future? Seminar was held by the IOSH Financial Services Group, supported by Orangebox, a manufacturing organisation. IOSH acts as a champion, supporter, adviser, advocate and trainer for safety and health professionals working in organisations of all sizes, giving safety and health professionals a consistent, independent, authoritative voice at the highest level.

Tony Bough, Chair of IOSH’s Financial Services Group, said:

“To be fit for the future, organisations need to ensure they are looking after the wellbeing of their employees. Among the ways they can achieve this is by designing spaces which promote this.“Our event looked into how this can be achieved and we are delighted with out great line-up of speakers, including Maxine from Wylde IA.”

Maxine Bennett from Wylde IA spoke alongside Jim Taylor, Ergonomist and Head of Design & Wellbeing , Orangebox, Paul Farmer, CEO, MIND, Tony Bough, Head of Health and Safety, RSA UK and Huw Jones, Head of Health and Safety, Zurich UK

This year’s Happiest Workplace competition, celebrating five years, will launch in May.


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