P2. Physical Activity Guidelines
1 January, 2013
Submitted: 6 January, 2012
All employees in Astrazeneca in the UK are offered BUPA wellness checkups, every 4 years to the age of 40 and 2-yearly thereafter. Not only is a summary of findings provide but additionally advice, including, for many, the recommendation to increase physical activity.Most employees have ready access,on site, not only to health services but also access to fitness facilities in company owned facilities. Where this is not possible, often subsided access to third party physical exercise facilities is made available.For the fouth consecutive year Astrazeneca signed up for the Global Corporate Challenge (CGC) and 1603 people participated in the UK. The physical activity measured included walking, running, swimming and cycling. The company was judged by the CGC, to be the world's most active organisation.