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Workplaces

Organisations can increase productivity, staff retention, staff morale and loyalty, reduce absenteeism and gain a reputation as a great place to work.

Individuals can improve happiness, confidence, job satisfaction, physical health, healthy behavoirs such as increasing fruit and vegetable consumption that is often shared with family members resulting in healthy family meals.

Health checks of more than 300,000 Victorian workers carried out by WorkSafe Victoria's WorkHealth program identified:

  • Generally inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity;
  • High blood pressure in one quarter of workers;
  • Increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease in almost half of workers; and
  • High risk of developing type 2 diabetes in nearly a quarter or workers.

Workplaces in Open Spaces

By working together we can create friendly, usable spaces that enhance civic pride and community ownership.

Read more about this great initiative here. 


The Healthy Workplace Achievement Program

Businesses trading in Victoria are encouraged to register for the Victorian Healthy Workplaces Achievement Program.

The Achievement Program aims to support and assist businesses to set up and establish employee health and wellbeing programs.

If you are interested in improving your workforce health and wellbeing please register to your workplace.

What's involved

Experience by local, national and international businesses show that a successful and sustainable approach to improving a business’s workforce health and wellbeing requires a whole of organisation approach.

View the healthy workplaces framework here. 

Healthy Together Wodonga team assistance

The Healthy Together Wodonga team can assist your business in registering and completing the Healthy Workplace Achievement Program.

Our staff can provide your business with a range of resources and tools to develop a healthy workplace; connect you to other participating businesses; and access to Healthy Workplace training forums.

To access helpful tools and templates to help your business implement the Workplace Achievement program contact Gateway Health's health promotion team on (02) 6022 8888.

Workplaces already registered with the program

A number of Wodonga workplaces have already signed up to be part of this exciting workplace health initiative.

  • Aspire Support Services Ltd
  • Aware Industries Community Accessibility Inc
  • Border Express
  • Community Accessibility
  • ESS Bandiana Fire Station
  • Gateway Health
  • Junction Support Services
  • La Trobe University - Wodonga campus
  • North East Catchment Management Authority
  • North East Water Rural Housing Network Limited
  • The Personnel Group
  • Transfield Services
  • Upper Murray Family Care
  • Wilson Transformer Co. Pty Ltd
  • Wodonga Council
  • Wodonga Institute of TAFE
  • YMCA Wodonga Sports and Leisure Centre

 


Last updated: 10-11-2015

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