3 WATERSIDE PLACE AWARDED TWO STAR FITWEL CERTIFICATION FOR HEALTHIER WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENTS.

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Fitwel is a high impact building certification designed to support healthier workplace environments and improve occupant health and productivity.

The Fitwel scheme is the world's leading certification system that optimises buildings to support health.

Choose Waterside Place to help your employees live their best lives by making it easy and convenient to make healthy choices as part of their working day.

Fitwel strategies

Proven to increase the health and wellbeing of building occupants the strategies can be grouped into the following 11 categories:

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Location

Walkable locations and proximity to public transport.

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Indoor​ environment

Tobacco free, asbestos free, indoor air quality policy, green purchasing policy, separate ventilation where chemicals are stored.

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Stairwells

At least one, made visible as alternative to lifts, promote stairwell use, signage at lift entrance.

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Outdoor spaces

Outdoor amenity, lighting for paths and car park, tobacco free site.

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Food

Incentivise healthy eating options, access to free water.

Workspaces

Natural daylight, active workstations.

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Building access

Direct access from public transport, secure and covered cycle storage, showers with lockers, carpooling.

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Shared spaces

Handwashing signs, break-out area, regular cleaning with low-toxin cleaning products.

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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.

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Water​ supply

Drinking water supply and water bottle refilling.

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Emergency Procedures

Maintain database of building emergency equipment and supplies, install automated defibrillator, ensure one certified first aid per 100 occupants, emergency address notification system.