Tools: Health and safety

Interactive tools, smartphone apps and podcasts

  • Back pain guide

    Back pain guide

    Nearly all of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives. Explore this guide for more on different types of back pain, ways of preventing it and get advice on treatment.

  • Workplace health check

    Office health check

    Health and safety is vital in any workplace. Use this tool to assess your workplace and learn whether improvements could be made.

  • Home hygiene self-assessment

    Home hygiene self-assessment

    Research has shown that two thirds of Britons, don't follow basic home hygiene. Take this test and find out whether your home could be a health risk.

  • Workplace stress test

    Work stress

    Are you stressed by your job? Take this test to find out if you're experiencing too much pressure at work.

  • Interactive first aid kit

    First Aid Toolkit

    What to keep in your first aid kit and how to use it in an emergency, plus first aid tips from the experts.

  • Guide to barbecue safety

    Guide to barbecue safety

    Find out everything you need to know about having a barbecue safely with this handy guide.

Your NHS Health Check

Millions of people have already had their free "midlife MOT". Find out why this health check-up is so important

Weight loss guide

Lose weight the healthy way and learn the skills to keep it off with our 12-week weight loss guide

Couch to 5K

Tips on getting started with the Couch to 5K running plan, including podcasts and real stories to motivate you

Strength and Flex

Download our Strength and flexibility podcast series and get a free personal trainer

5K+ running podcasts for C25K graduates

Take your running to the next level with new podcasts for Couch to 5K graduates