Healthy Workplace Month Resources

The following are resources you can use throughout Healthy Workplace Month and beyond.

From the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA)
Get your employees moving!

  • Walk BC offers programming suggestions and support for walking throughout BC
  • Start a Workplace walking program
  • Find walks near you! Use Walk BC’s interactive map (coming soon)

Support Active Transportation in your workplace.

  • Support your employees’ health by promoting active transportation. Click here for more information about the Built Environment and Active Transportation initiative (BEAT)

Create awareness about the benefits of physical activity.

  • Communications tools to help you promote Healthy Workplace Month and healthy living within your workplace or community

Promote healthy eating and healthy food choices in your workplace.

  • The Stay Active, Eat Healthy initiative provides tools and resources for the sale of healthy food and beverages in public buildings

Find a fitness leader to engage your workplace.

  • Are you a community looking to run a lunch-hour fitness class in your office or in need of a personal trainer to come to the workplace to assist with your health and wellness programs? Click here and scroll down for information on how to connect with a BCRPA Fitness Leader

BCRPA Active Workplace Workbook

  • This workbook looks at the various ways businesses can foster a culture of health and engage their employees in becoming more physically active.

Walk BC

  • Walk BC encourages individual and group walking to increase overall health in communities through a range of programs that promote walking including Workplace Walking. For more information on developing a workplace walking or physical activity program, please check out:
  • Step-by-Step: A Workplace Walking Resource
  • Step-by-Step: Resources

Other resources

ActNow BC – Creating a Healthy Work Environment

Active Living at Work – Public Health Agency of Canada

BC Healthy Living Alliance (BCHLA) Tobacco-Free Workplace Initiative

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety: Healthy Workplaces

Creating a Healthy Workplace – ActNow BC and the BC Ministry of Health

Healthier Worksite Initiative – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Healthy Workplace Month

National Quality Institute - Workplace Walks

Vancouver Area Cycling Coalition - Be a Bike-Friendly Workplace