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Tools for Being Active at Work

Benefits of Active Living at Work

Physical activity in the workplace can have a major impact on the health of your employees. When you adopt policies and programs that promote workplace physical activity, it can improve:

  • Stress management
  • Employee fitness and health
  • Employee morale
  • Job satisfaction
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Productivity

And if that's not enough, these programs can also reduce:

  • Absenteeism
  • Injuries and accidents
  • Turnover
  • Disability/compensation costs
  • Health care costs
  • Life insurance costs

Adapted from: Health Canada - Physical Activity Unit.

Need more reasons to get active at work? Check out why Physical Activity Makes Good Business Sense.

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Revised: February 09, 2010

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