A great workplace adds value for people and business across many dimensions. The effects of healthy buildings and work environments are scientifically proven, with data showing their positive contribution to employee performance. Certification provides a useful framework for organisations seeking to evaluate and improve existing workplaces.
Fitwel is a certification method that focuses on health and wellbeing of building users, guests and employees. The certification is based on scientific research and has 12 sections: location, building access, outdoor spaces, entrances and ground floor, stairs, indoor environment, workspaces, shared spaces, water supply, prepared food areas, vending machines and snack bars, and emergency preparedness.