GetHealthyatwork-PPT

Report
at [Workplace Name]
Get Healthy at Work Presentation
Health of Australian workers
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In 2011-12: 60% of Australian adults were
classified as overweight or obese.
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In 2010:
- Around 1/3 of working-age Australians were
reported to have at least one chronic disease1
- 96% had at least one chronic disease
risk factor2, while the majority (72%)
had multiple
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1
Lifestyle-related diseases such as type 2 diabetes
can be prevented through healthy lifestyle choices
A chronic disease is an illness that is prolonged in duration, does not often resolve spontaneously,
and is rarely cured completely, e.g. cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes
2 Risk factors for chronic disease include smoking, being overweight or obese, drinking alcohol
at harmful levels and not undertaking adequate physical activity
Get Healthy at Work
Get Healthy at Work [Workplace Name]
Get Healthy at Work supports our efforts to improve
workplace health by focusing on:
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Healthy weight
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Physical activity
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Healthy eating
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Active travel
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Smoking
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Alcohol
Get Healthy at Work
Program Cycle
1.
Get the ball rolling
2.
Work out your needs and develop a plan
3.
Implement your program
4.
Monitor and review your program
Get Healthy at Work services provides
Workplace Health Program
All the tools, templates and resources we need to:
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Prioritise a single health issue
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Develop a workplace health action plan
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Implement, monitor and review our program
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Continuously address health issues, one-by-one, over time
Brief Health Check:
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A free and confidential service provided to our workers online or by trained health professionals
at our workplace
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Provides immediate feedback on an individual’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes and heart
disease, and how to make changes for better health
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With referrals to lifestyle coaching programs and other health services
Unhealthy workers compared to health workers
Unhealthy workers
Healthy workers
Self-rated performance 7 / 10
Self-rated performance 8.5 / 10
High fat diet
Healthy diet
Low energy levels and poor concentration
Fit, energetic and alert
Obese or overweight
Normal body weight
Irregular sleep patterns
More attentive at work and better sleep patterns
What to expect
Within a few months
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Employee engagement
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Team cohesiveness
Within 1-2 years
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Health knowledge
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Job satisfaction
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Corporate image
Example of healthy eating in the workplace
Healthy people
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Support a workplace culture where workers stop for meal breaks and leave their work area to
eat lunch
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Hold a healthy eating challenge (encouraging both managers and workers to join in)
Healthy places
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Display healthy eating messages in areas where decisions are made about food
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Provide access to drinking water
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Encourage workers to use refillable water bottles at their worksite
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Provide kitchen facilities to encourage food storage and preparation
Healthy policy
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Develop a healthy eating policy that includes vending machines and catering in
the workplace
Next steps
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Formalise [Workplace Name’s] commitment to the
program
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Involve our workers
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Plan for coordinating our Brief Health Checks
Workplace health programs
make good sense.
Any questions?
For more details visit gethealthyatwork.com.au
WC01499 0414

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