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Learn about healthy eating and drinking and how to encourage healthy eating at work.
Learn about the effects of alcohol and how to better manage alcohol in the workplace.
Learn about the importance of being physically active and how to support workers to reduce sedentary behaviour
Learn about the importance of creating a mentally healthy workplace and where to find more information.
A health and wellbeing program can boost productivity and help staff to be happier and healthier at work and at home.
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Develop policies, create work environments that support health & wellbeing, and educate your staff to adopt healthy attitudes and behaviours.
Resources to help you kick-start your program, including how to gain management support and consult with staff.
Resources to help you implement your program, including policy templates, strategies and program promotion ideas.
Resources to help you evaluate your program, including sample questions.
Tools to support you to run an effective workplace health program, including case studies.
Tools to assist in promoting healthy messages to workers
Free or low cost services to help you tackle everything from how to reduce sitting to what’s in the office vending machine.
Physical inactivity and sedentary behaviour is one of the biggest global health issues and increases the risk factor for chronic diseases. Being physically active and limiting sedentary behaviour can:
Having healthy and active workers is also important from a business perspective. Research shows healthy workers can be up to 30% more productive than unhealthy workers and they also take less sick leave. Healthy workers can also be safer workers.
Facts about Physical Activity highlights the key statistics and facts about physical activity in an easy to understand infographic.
Employers can support workers to be physically active on a regular basis. This can be done in many ways and doesn’t have to be costly or time-consuming. Take a look at our resources and find out how you can encourage and support your workers to be more active throughout the work day:
For many of us, overly long meetings can be a significant source of sedentary behaviour within a modern workplace environment. Many of us are unaware of the very real harm that sitting too much exposes us to, including a heightened risk of heart disease, diabetes and poor mental and emotional health among other chronic health conditions.
7 steps to a healthier meeting' is a resource which provides useful tips and information to help your workplace achieve healthier meetings and tackle sitting less throughout the workday.
In addition to healthier meetings, if you or your colleagues spend most of the day sitting at work then the 3-minute workout plan resource is great to share within your workplace. It outlines a range of exercises you can undertake virtually anywhere to break up your sitting by moving more.
Longer term, you should think about creating a policy that sets out your organisation's intentions and commitment to providing a work environment that encourages good health.
If you are looking to incorporate physical activity into your workplace health and wellbeing program, Australia's Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Adults (18-64 years) provides a great place to start.
To raise awareness about the importance of physical activity and sitting less in your workday watch our Toolbox video #6: Do more to get more or share Facts about Physical Activity with your colleagues to help increase awareness about the importance of physical activity. And, check out the 'Have you heard about? section below to see what programs your workplace could get involved with.
Short on time? Want to kick-start your health and wellbeing journey? Check out the Top 10 Quick Wins and get on your way.
Develop polices, create work environments that support health & wellbeing and educate your staff to adopt healthy attitudes and behaviours.
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