Wellbeing in the workplace
Taking occupant health to the next level.
Fitwel building certification is a set of guidelines on how the design and operations of a building can improve occupant health and productivity. All Fitwel strategies are evidence-based practical solutions that impact occupant’s daily routines to promote physical, mental and social health.
Fitwel certified developments
Proven to increase the health and wellbeing of building occupants the strategies can be grouped into the following 11 categories:
Walkable locations and proximity to public transport.
At least one, made visible as alternative to lifts, promote stairwell use, signage at lift entrance.
Incentivise healthy eating options, access to free water.
Handwashing signs, break-out area, regular cleaning with low-toxin cleaning products.
Maintain database of building emergency equipment and supplies, install automated defibrillator, ensure one certified first aid per 100 occupants, emergency address notification system.
Tobacco free, asbestos free, indoor air quality policy, green purchasing policy, separate ventilation where chemicals are stored.
Drinking water supply and water bottle refilling.
Direct access from public transport, secure and covered cycle storage, showers with lockers, carpooling.
Natural daylight, active workstations.
Entrances and ground floor
Permanent signage (tobacco free), additional entrance, main entrance orientated to main pedestrian route, enhanced lighting, public access use on ground floor, permanent activity display, and maintained entrance way.
Outdoor amenity, lighting for paths and car park, tobacco free site.