Diabetes in the Workplace
Join Women in Rail Wales, sponsored by Transport for Wales and in conjunction with The Diabetes Safety Organisation for their online event, as they discuss Diabetes in the Workplace on 20 September 2023!
In this session we will be joined by Diabetes Safety Organisation’s CEO Kate Walker, who will talk about Diabetes in the Workplace, with a focus on shift work and the impact of diabetes on women.
Within the session Kate will cover:
- The size and impact of diabetes
- Risks associated with diabetes in the work place
- The different types of diabetes and signs and symptoms
- Impact of diabetes on the Health and Safety at Work Act and Equality Act
- Impact of diabetes on Menopause and Endometriosis
- Healthy choices “One Less” Campaign
This will be a thought-provoking session that will help you understand diabetes signs and symptoms so you can better support any colleagues with diabetes, help managed your own diabetes or prevent you from having diabetes in the future.
Session from 12:15 – 13:00
The Diabetes Safety Organisation
As diabetes continues to rise in the population, the risk to an individual’s health, workplace accidents and criminal liability rises proportionately. The Diabetes Safety Organisation are leading the way by providing effective solution to give companies the knowledge and understanding to manage the risk that diabetes poses on the workplace. 700 people a day are diagnosed with diabetes in the UK and 1 in 12 people are living with the condition. Becoming a Diabetes Safe company will positively impact on staff retention and recruitment, reduce absenteeism, protect the workforce from injury, and decrease litigation risk.
Once registered, you will receive an email closer to the time of the event, with the online joining instructions.
We look forward to you joining us!
PLEASE NOTE: Registration for this event is now closed. If you would like to attend the event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, to be added to the waiting list.
12:15Welcome and Introduction