The University of East Anglia wants to provide a safe and healthy workplace for its employees by minimising the risks of people suffering ill-health as a result of work, finding ways to allow people to work despite health problems or disability and promoting a healthy and productive workforce.
We provide a full range of occupational health services for employees who are experiencing health related difficulties at work. Occupational Health Service
Staff who use computers or other similar display screen equipment (DSE) for an hour or more continually are entitled, under current Legislation, to request an eye test carried out by a registered Ophthalmic Optician or a Registered Medical Practitioner with suitable qualifications. Eye Test Procedures for Display Screen Equipment Users
If you or a colleague is suffering from stress you might find it helpful to read our Policy on the Management of Work-Related Stress . A Wellness Action Plan has been designed to support us all to manage our mental health and promote wellbeing at work
The Counselling Service also offers a confidential service to staff from all areas of the University who might be looking for assistance with personal or work related problems.
University Safety Services provides advice and guidance on safety, to staff and students.
External Wellbeing Services in the local area.
If you are absent from work for health reasons then our Sickness Absence Guidelines will provide information on the procedures for dealing with sickness absence.