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The Benefits

The benefits of a healthy workplace

Creating and maintaining a healthy workplace is a vital investment for both your employees and your business. 

People spend more than 60% of their day work, making the workplace an ideal setting to address and improve an individual’s health and wellbeing.  The workplace can either support employees to make healthier lifestyle choices or present barriers which prevent their employees from achieving optimal health and wellbeing.

A healthy worker is likely to be more productive; engaged in their work; take less sick leave and have greater levels of energy and concentration. Research also shows that healthy workers are safer workers. Health is closely linked to happiness; by improving the health of your workers, they are more likely to lead happier lives and make your workplace a nicer place to work.


The workplace has a significant impact on an employee’s health and wellbeing, which in turn, has a major impact on the business itself.

Workplaces that implement supportive policies that promote healthy habits and create supportive environments might expect to see:

For more information download the HWWA Resource: The Business Case for Workplace Health and Wellbeing.

Want to kick-start the health and wellbeing of your workplace? Check out our top tips to encourage employees to become healthier, happier and more productive! 

Click here for resources to help your business develop a Workplace Health and Wellbeing Program in three simple steps! 

Click here to find out what other workplaces are doing to improve and support their employee health and wellbeing.



Workplace Health Check

Find out just how healthy your workplace is and what you can do to make it better.

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Healthier Workplace WA
Cancer Council Western Australia
420 Bagot Road
Subiaco WA 6008
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