Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Welcome to Occupational Health Safety, and Wellbeing

Who we are.

The NSS Healthy Working Lives Team (HWL) work to support and help employees stay in work and live full and healthy lives. We play a key role in ensuring the health,safety and wellbeing of the working population by aiming to prevent work-related ill health and providing specialist rehabilitation advice. 

We provide independent, impartial advice to employers and employees on the effects of work on health and the effects of health on work.

To view the NSS Occupational Health Safety and Wellbeing Policy please click here

How to contact us.

For NSS Occupational Health enquiries please call 0131 275 6360 or email nss.occupationalhealth@nhs.net

For NSS Health, Safety and Wellbeing general enquiries please call 0131 275 7441 or email nss.healthyworkinglives@nhs.net

For the Employee Assistance Programme (HELP)  please call 0800 587 5670

Fire Safety and Guidance is the responsibility of Facilities Management (FM) for further information please contact Derek Barron on 0131 275 6228 or visit The Fire Safety pages on geNSS

Needlestick - If you sustain a needlestick injury outside of office hours and require support,  please report to your nearest A & E department. You should also complete an AIR form and forward to your manager for signing then on to healthy Working Lives at the address on the top of the form.

If you sustain a needlestick injury during office hours (9am - 5pm) please call 0131 275 6360.

Accident / Incident Reporting - When reporting an Accident / Incident an Accident Incident Reporting (AIR) form must be completed and sent to Healthy Working Lives.  To access the form please click here