Caring for one another, committing to the possibilities we create together and having the courage to adapt; it is your resilience as individuals, and together as a global community, that achieves this.
Understanding and strengthening our resilience supports us to keep our people and operations safe.
Taking the additional time to prepare by assessing risks, ensuring we fully engage with each other before we start work, being courageous to intervene if we think someone needs support.
We begin 2021 by raising the Safety Shield to support our resilience as a global community, together.
Over the next four weeks we will share resources and personal stories from Wood colleagues to help you and your teammates speak and listen up about emotional wellbeing and resilience.
We'll focus on the three elements of the Safety Shield:
Below are some resilience resources to help you. Please use these resources to start conversations with your colleagues; speaking and listening up to care for one another.
Emma Mackintosh, a renewable energy consultant at Wood, shares her mental health journey.
"About three years ago I had burnout and a breakdown - pretty horrific stuff. It was also really surprising at the time, I was happy, healthy, loved my job."
Watch Emma's video here.
Resilience is often spoken about in terms of navigating or simply getting through challenges. But the key part of resilience isn’t just about bouncing back, it’s about bouncing forward.
Download this moment and share the short video with your colleagues.
Our relationships and teams can help us overcome adverse or difficult situations. Creating a positive, open and honest environment builds resilience, helping everyone work through difficult situations with positivity.
Download this moment to connect with, and learn more about, your teammates.
Stress can be a positive force in our lives, but too much can have the opposite effect.
Download this moment for learning techniques to manage the effects of stress. There is also a link to a podcast you can explore on building your resilience muscles.
Remember that you and your loved ones can also access our Employee Assistance Programme for free, anonymously at any time 24 hours a day 365 days a year. It's here for you, with a wealth of additional resources and support for your emotional wellbeing.
Click the links below to access support in your region:
Phone: 0800 048 2702
US & Rest of World
Company Code: Wood
Norway (Click Here)
Access more of our Safe Start resources below
Let’s start this new year safely and strongly as Team Wood.Read more
We are starting 2021 safely and strongly as Team Wood by understanding and strengthening our resilience, to support us to keep our people and operations safe.Read more
This week our focus is on the engage element of our Safety Shield and what you can do to actively improve your resilience.Read more