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Active Geelong are pleased to launch the inaugural ‘Active Geelong Active Workplaces Awards’ for 2022.
Workplaces can support their staff to be physically active by creating an environment and culture that enables physical activity and reduces sedentary behaviour.
In the new ‘hybrid’ environment workplaces find themselves in as we come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to approach workplace physical activity strategies in an innovative, holistic and personalised way.
Physical activity reduces the risk of serious chronic illnesses like heart disease, cancer and diabetes. Regular physical activity improves blood pressure, cholesterol and cardiovascular fitness and improves mental health.
The following awards are based on the Healthy Workplaces Achievement Program – Physical Activity Benchmarks
Active Geelong invites workplaces in the region to nominate for the following awards:
Active Geelong Active Workplaces Awards’ for 2022 criteria here
The ‘top gong’ and most prestigious award for the 2022 Active Geelong Active Workplace of the Year. This award will go to the workplace that best demonstrates a commitment to all areas of physical activity within the workplace including:
Awarding a workplace that promotes physical activity through supportive leadership and employee participation and clearly demonstrate some of the following:
Awarding a workplace that supports physical activity for their employees before, during and after work and can clearly demonstrate some of the following:
Awarding a workplace that provides resources, support, and information to encourage increased physical activity and can clearly demonstrate some of the following:
Awarding a workplace that engages with the wider community to support and participate in physical activity and active travel initiatives and can clearly demonstrate some of the following:
14 July 2022 – Launch of the Active Geelong Active Workplaces Awards
14 July – 4 November 2022 – Active Geelong Active Workplaces Award Portal OPEN
4 November 2022 – Applications close
7 – 11 November 2022 – Award Selection Committee decides winners
14 – 25 November 2022 – Award Presentations