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Do the Company Health Check and discover whether your company or organization can improve health management at work! It will take 15 minutes of your time to find out in what ways healthpromotion is part of your workplace.

The Company health check allows you to make a check of your policies and activities on WorkplaceHealth Promotion. On the base of the questions you yourself assess the quality of the workplacehealth promotion measures in your company or your organization. The checklist is structuredaround four health topics: non-smoking; physical activities; nutrition and stress. Each questionrequires a YES or NO answer. To get a valid response it is necessary to answer ALL questions.After filling out the Health Check for you company, you will receive a feedback by E-mail. Thisfeedback contains a set of recommendations with practical advice and possible ideas to stimulateand increase workplace health promotion in your organization.

Smoking prevention
Healthy eating
Active living
Stress

General

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Policy & Culture

 Is Workplace Health Promotion (well-being at work, healthy lifestyle/behaviour, occupational health and safety, etc.) part of the organisation mission statement and/or written corporate philosophy?
 Is there a written policy on Workplace Health Promotion in your company/organisation?
 Is there an involvement and active support of the management in the Workplace Health Promotion policy and related initiatives?
 Do the staff/employees have the opportunity to participate in the elaboration of the Workplace Health Promotion policy?
 Do employees receive information on the Workplace Health Promotion policy?

Smoking prevention

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Smoking prevention / organisation & structures

 Is there an action plan (or as a part of a the Health/OSH plan) for the prevention of smoking/tobacco in your company/organisation?
 Is there a coordinator and/or working group on smoking prevention?
 Did the coordinator and/or the members of the working group receive a training and/or adapted information on smoking prevention?
 Are there sufficient financial (budget) and/or material (infrastructure, etc.) resources available for developing activities on smoking prevention?
 Are employees involved in developing actions/measures on smoking prevention?

Smoking prevention

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Smoking prevention / strategy & implementation

 Has a needs assessment on smoking prevention been carried out?
 Is there a total ban of smoking in all working areas and other common areas?
 If not, is smoking restructed to designated smoking areas?
 If smoking is only allowed in designated smoking areas, is there sufficient ventilation?
 Does the company/organisation provide information on prevention of smoking at the workplace? e.g. via magazine, intranet, e-mail, letter, noticeboard, information sessions, interviews, campaigns, events, etc.
 Is support offered to employees who are trying to stop smoking? e.g. smoking cessation counselling, group sessions, provision of nicotine replacement therapy, incentive for employees who quit smoking, etc.
 Is training offered to volunteers (employees) who support colleagues who are trying to stop smoking?

Smoking prevention

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Smoking prevention / evaluation & results

 Are the smoking prevention actions/measures evaluated? by discussion in the working group, by an employee survey, etc.

Healthy eating

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Healthy eating / organisation & structures

 Is there an action plan on nutrition/healthy eating and drinking in your company/organisation?
 Is there a coordinator and/or working group on healthy eating?
 Did the coordinator and/or the members of the working group receive a training and/or adapted information on healthy eating?
 Are there sufficient financial (budget) and/or material (infrastructure, etc.) resources available for developing activities on healthy eating?
 Are employees involved in developing actions/measures on healthy eating?

Healthy eating

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Healthy eating / strategy & implementation

 Has a needs assessment on healthy eating been carried out?
 Is a comfortable, clean eating area (considering food safety) available for employees?
 Does your company/organisation only offers healthy food and drinks? (no soft drinks, no fast food, no sweets or alcohol)
 If not, is a healthy food and drinking choice provided and promoted? (by lower prices, free trials, etc.)
 Is free fruit provided?
 Is free drinking water provided?
 Does the company/organisation provide information on healthy eating and drinking at the workplace? e.g. via magazine, intranet, e-mail, letter, noticeboard, information sessions, interviews, campaigns, events, etc.
 Is support offered to employees on healthy eating? professional counselling of a dietitian

Healthy eating

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Healthy eating / results & evaluation

 Are the actions/measures on healthy eating evaluated? by discussion in the working group, by an employee survey, etc.

Active living

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Active living / organisation & structures

 Is there an action plan on exercise/active living in your company/organisation?
 Is there a coordinator and/or working group on exercise/active living?
 Did the coordinator and/or the members of the working group receive a training and/or adapted information on exercise/active living?
 Are there sufficient financial (budget) and/or material (infrastructure, etc.) resources available for developing activities on exercise/active living?
 Are employees involved in developing actions/measures on exercise/active living?

Active living

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Healthy eating / results & evaluation

 Has a needs assessment on exercise/active living been carried out?
 Are exercise activities organised during working hours? (physical training, breaks for exercises during meetings or for employees with lack of movement (e.g. prolonged VDU work), exercises (warm-up) before starting to work, etc.)
 Is there an offer of exercise acitivities before/after working time? (jogging group, football team, ping pong, badminton, etc.)
 Does your company/organisation support walking/cycling to/from work?
 Do employees have access to off site and/or on site exercise facilities/infrastructure? (member card of sport club e.g. reduced member fee)
 Can employees use showers after taking exercise?
 Does the company/organisation offer counselling/testing/professional support for employees who want to take exercise?
 Does the company/organisation provide information on exercise/active living? e.g. via magazine, intranet, e-mail, letter, noticeboard, information sessions, interviews, campaigns, events, etc.

Active living

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Active living / strategy & implementation

 Are the actions/measures on exercise/active living evaluated? by discussion in the working group, by an employee survey, etc.

Stress

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Stress / organisation & structures

 Is there an action plan to deal with stress in your company/organisation?
 Is there a coordinator and/or working group on stress prevention?
 Did the coordinator and/or the members of the working group receive a training and/or adapted information on stress prevention?
 Are there sufficient financial (budget) and/or material (infrastructure, etc.) resources available for developing activities a stress prevention programme?
 Are employees involved in developing actions/measures on stress?

Stress

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Stress / strategy & implementation

 Has a risk assessment been carried out regarding stress?
 Are employees involved in identifying possible sources/causes of stress?
 Are measures taken to adapt the work load? (dead lines, work speed, quantity of work, etc.)
 Are measures taken to tackle poor job content? (job rotation (increase changing tasks), job enrcihment (including more interesting tasks), job enlargment (including more different tasks)
 Are measures taken to increase job control of employees? (flexible working hours, flexible breaks)
 Does the company/organisation offer confidential counselling or support to employees who suffer from stress?
 Does the company/organisation provide information on stress? e.g. via magazine, intranet, e-mail, letter, noticeboard, information sessions, interviews, campaigns, events, etc.

Stress

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Stress / results & evaluation

 Are the actions/measures on stress prevention evaluated? by discussion in the working group, by an employee survey, etc.