Workforce Health Solutions
Over ten million Australian’s spend an average of eight hours per day in the workplace. Effective workforce health programs have been shown to improve the health and wellbeing of employees and facilitate organisational changes, such as reduced absenteeism and increased productivity.
Workforce health programs can cover a broad range of health areas including nutrition, physical activity, smoking cessation and/or stress management to improve the health and wellbeing of your staff. With more than fifty years of experience as Australia’s leading heart health charity, we will work with you to improve the health and wellbeing of your staff.
As part of our consultation we take the time to understand your employee health objectives and the health risks of your business. Our programs can be tailored to meet these needs within your budget.
A range of four posters that act as a visual cue to prompt workers to stand or move more frequently in a workplace setting. These posters also provide imagery on ways that people can reduce extended sitting throughout the day.
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Healthy Workplace Guide - Ten steps to implementing a workplace health program
Healthier Workplaces WA
The Healthier Workplace WA program offers free services to all workplaces across Western Australia to help them support and encourage workers to make positive lifestyle changes that benefit everyone. Find out more
This guide provides easy to follow steps on creating a workplace that supports employees in leading healthy lifestyles, including how to get started, construct and implement a workplace health program. Download your copyHealthy Workplace Activities: At a glance
This information resource provides practical suggestions for activities that can be easily implemented within your workplace. Download your copy
Healthy Catering Guidelines for Staff
Serving healthier food in the workplace is an important part of promoting health and wellbeing among your staff. See our guidelines for tips and ideas
Sit Less at Work Study: Invitation to Sydney-based workplaces
The University of Sydney, Heart Foundation NSW and the University of Queensland are looking for Sydney-based workplaces to be involved in the Sit Less at Work Study. The Sit Less at Work study will test different ways to reduce sitting and increase physical activity in desk-based office workers. The study will be limited to workplaces that are not universities or health-related organisations. Find out more
Heart Foundation's Stand @ Work Study
A case study detailing the results of the Stand @ Work study is available for download
. The study reviews the effectiveness of using sit-stand workstations to decrease the sitting times of office workers. Find out more
A Staff Wellness Program Case Study – the NSW Heart Foundation
In 2009 the NSW office of the Heart Foundation implemented a Wellness Program. Activities were developed around a theme of ‘Mind, Body, Spirit’ and included meditation classes, lunch time seminars, volunteering opportunities and team building activity sessions. Find out more