Creating a Healthy Workplace Culture

Creating a Healthy Workplace Culture

Have you ever thought what a healthy workplace culture looks like? Incorpore have put together what behavioural changes your company could make to help your employees become healthier, happier and more productive.

Educate employees about nutrition

Starting the day right with a good nutritional breakfast can provide employees with sufficient energy to complete tasks and be productive. Therefore, it is important to educate employees on the benefits of a healthy diet. So, your employees will start the day happy, fuelled and full of energy.

Provide fitness trackers

Motivate employees to be more active with fitness trackers. Furthermore, you could even set up challenges and rewards. This will help to create a healthy workplace culture and positive behavioural habits.

Be active on the way to work

Now that your employees have access to fitness trackers, why not encourage them to cycle or walk to work. As a result, they will be more physically active and will get their daily number of steps up. People who cycle or walk to work arrive in a positive mood, are happier and more productive.

Raise awareness of health issues

Engage and educate employees with an annual programme of topic monthly health calendar designed to raise awareness and knowledge within the workspace.

Supply standing desks

8.9 million working days were lost in 2017 due to work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Standing desks can help to reduce back pain, improve posture and reduce the health risks associated with prolonged sitting.

Encourage healthier snacking choices

Employees spend a significant amount of time at work. Therefore, healthy eating within the workplace cannot be underestimated in order to properly fuel and energise staff. So, provide healthy snack boxes or vending machines for employees! Thus encouraging them to eat better.

Read more: Creating healthy snacking choices in the workplace

Stress management

Stress is one of the five most common causes for short and long-term absences at work. Therefore, provide a choice of solutions for stress management.

Organise group workout classes

Group workouts are great for team building, staff engagement and reinvigorating employees to return to the office more energised. Additionally, why not offer an instructor led lunchtime walk or workout?

Book in health assessment days for employees

Health assessments provide employees with an overview on their health. Because it gives them a clear picture of where they are now and what lifestyle changes to become healthier.

Educate employees on their health

Wellbeing workshop days can motivate people to take action with their health and make positive changes.

Offer discounted gym memberships

The gym is the safest place for an all bod workout. Offering access to gym memberships will encourage employees to become more active. Exercise can help employees to control weight, improve heart health, reduce stress, enjoy better sleep and increases energy levels.


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