The Go Active 2 Work project aims to encourage and support active, healthy and environmentally sustainable forms of transport. The project focuses on active transport as a means of improving the health and well being of Local Health District staff. ​

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​Go Active 2 Work Staff Surveys

Northern Beaches

Northern Beaches Health Service staff were surveyed in 2012 in regards to the ways in which they travel to and from work. This was a follow-up survey to the original undertaken in 2007, the results of which were used to develop the Northern Beaches Workplace Travel Plan.

Over 330 staff completed the 2012 survey. The results show that between 2007 and 2012:

  • Driving to work has decreased from 82.4% to 78.4% of staff.
  • Cycling to work has increased from 0.7% to 3.9% of staff.

2012 NBHS Go Active 2 Work Staff Survey - Summary 
 

Royal North Shore Hospital

More than 850 staff completed a travel survey in September 2014. Refer to pages 9-15 of the RNSH Workplace Travel Plan for the results:

 RNSH Go Active 2 Work Staff Survey (p 9-15 of the RNSH WTP)

 

Macquarie Hospital

Staff were surveyed in August 2011 about travelling to work each day, opportunities for physical activity during the work day, healthy food options and activities that would encourage a healthy, active workplace.

Over 40% of onsite staff (374) completed the survey. Here is a summary of the results:

Active @ Macquarie staff survey - 2011 Summary

Macquarie staff were surveyed again in 2017 to get an updated snapshot of staff activities to allow future planning:

Go Active @ Macquarie staff survey - 2017 Summary 

 

Ryde Hospital 

Ryde Hospital staff were surveyed about their travel habits and items that would assist them to be healthier at work in 2016.

Seventy six staff completed the survey. Here's a summary of the results:

Go Active @ Ryde staff survey - Summary

 

Workplace Travel PlansRNSH Workplace Travel Plan

Workplace Travel Plans (WTP) have been developed in response to staff surveys. The WTPs map out a plan to encourage staff to have a greater uptake of active transport modes.

Northern Beaches Health Service Workplace Travel Plan

Royal North Shore Hospital Workplace Travel Plan

 

Transport Access Guides

Transport Access Guides (TAG) have been developed to assist staff and visitors understand the many public transport options available for accessing the hospitals and facilities.

Manly Hospital Transport Access Guide
Mona Vale Hospital Transport Access Guide
Royal North Shore Hospital Transport Access Guide
Macquarie Hospital Transport Access Guide

           

 

Manly Hospital Bicycle Fleet

Bike FleetA bicycle fleet has been established at Manly Hospital for staff use during work hours. The bicycle fleet assists with replacing vehicle use for short trips (under 5 km) and can be used as transport to meetings as well as other duties during staff breaks.

Part of this process has involved the promotion, enhancement and/or provision of end-of-trip facilities such as bike racks.

 

NSLHD Cycling Procedure

A cycling procedure for Northern Sydney Local Health District has been developed to promote safe and supportive conditions and practices for NSLHD staff who cycle to/from work and during work.

NSLHD Cycling Procedure  

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