On-Site Fitness Program

QWE Practice Guideline: 420: Provide a healthy and safe work environment

Target group: Any organization supporting and/or employing individuals with disabilities.

Practice Description

An exercise program is made available to any consumers, employees, and their families, both during and after the workday.

Resources Needed

Subject matter experts/trainers

  • Fitness and health experts


  • Exercise equipment

Labor hours

  • Staff time to monitor fitness facility and provide training

Implementation Process

  • A fully equipped fitness facility was developed on the worksite.
  • All consumers, employees, and their family members have access to the fitness facility.
  • Hours of operation are provided during and after the workday.
  • An on-site fitness facility often provides the only exercise opportunity some employees have access to and can take advantage of on a regular basis.
  • For employees with disabilities, the fitness facility also provides training and nutritional support.

NPA: Beacon Group
Location: Tucson, AZ
Date Submitted: 2011
Website: https://www.thebeacongroup.org

Resources: Quality Work Environment Workbook