Supporting office-based employees to move more and sit less is essential. The resources on this page are a great way to begin supporting their reduction of sedentary behaviour and increasing physical activity in the workplace.
Employees who live active are more productive, have higher moral, and a higher commitment to their employeer. Other benefits to the employer include reductions in health care costs, "presenteeism", and absenteeism.
The benefits to employees include improvements in their physical, emotional, social and financial well being.
Active Workplace Audit Toolkit: Alberta Health Services and the Centre for Active Living developed an evidence-informed audit tool for workplace champions, human resource professionals, and health and wellness promoters to identify how to support office-based employees to move more and sit less.
The Alberta Health Services Healthier Together Workplaces Program offers you a step by step process with easy to use tools and resources to promote employee health and well-being.
Alberta Blue Cross Workplace Wellness online is intended as a one-stop shop for any Alberta employer with an interest in workplace wellness. Whether you have three employees or thousands, Alberta Blue Cross hopes you'll find useful ideas that you can put into practice in your workplace.
ParticipaACTION+ offers an app-based program to support the health and wellness of your organization with physical activity. Sit Less. Move More. At Work.