Physical Activity Certificate

The Physical Activity Certificate is an opportunity for employers to demonstrate their commitment to the health and well-being of their workforce. The certificate recognises companies, within Cornwall, that demonstrate a positive approach towards the physical activity levels of its employees.

There is significant investment from workplaces in the promotion of physical activity and the health and wellbeing of their employees. Many workplaces have recognised that having a healthy workforce can reduce sickness absence, lower staff turnover and boost productivity - this is good for employers, workers and the wider economy.

The Physical Activity Certificate provides employers with an easy and clear guide on how to make workplaces a supportive and physically active environment in which employees can flourish. Through supporting the ‘Healthy Workplace' Award Scheme, the certificate also provides the bronze level criteria for the scheme as well as its own accreditation.

Physical Activity Certificate 

Organisations of all sizes can sign up to the Physical Activity Certificate.

Employers who sign up will find help and support available through the Get Active Cornwall website. Including a network of providers who can offer employers the services and advice they need to meet the criteria, and help them to build the healthy workforce that business needs for the future.

The Physical Activity Certification focuses on self-assessment and evidence within the following categories:

  • Provide literature and display materials for employees on the health benefits of regular Physical Activity
  • Encourage employees to consider increasing their physical activities during their working day and encourage utilising break times.
  • Encourage employees to walk or cycle to work

 

For more information about the Physical Activity Certificate, how to get started, advice and support, please contact Cornwall Sports Partnership - Physical Activity & Health Lead on 01872 323344 -info@getactivecornwall.gov.uk

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