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Table 1 Application of “Five Keys to Healthy Workplaces” (World Health Organization) to the Stand Up Australia Intervention

From: Iterative development of Stand Up Australia: a multi-component intervention to reduce workplace sitting

Keys Application to Stand Up AustraliaIntervention
1) Leadership commitment and engagement - Senior management consultation (gaining leadership commitment, necessary permissions, resources, and support);
- Representatives consultation workshop (mobilising and gaining commitment from major stakeholders including union representatives and OHS staff)
- Manager emails (demonstrating continuous management support)
2) Involve workers and their representatives - Representatives consultation workshop
- Team champions
- Staff information and brainstorming session
- Individual coaching session and telephone support calls
3) Business ethics and legality - Development of key messages, instructions, and workstation introduction in collaboration with ergonomists and OHS experts
- Senior management consultation (aligning study principles with workplace policies)
- Representatives consultation workshop (involvement of OHS staff)
4) Use a systematic, comprehensive process to ensure effectiveness and continual improvement - Representatives consultation workshop (involving team of multidisciplinary experts)
- Staff information and brainstorming session (including elaboration of organisational priorities)
- Pre- and post-intervention assessment of workplace sedentary behaviour in line with key intervention messages
- Feedback of study results to individuals and the organisation including consultation about future strategies and policy changes
- Iterative development with continuous improvement of intervention components
5) Sustainability and integration - Representatives consultation workshop (reducing isolation of work groups, and mobilisation of team champions)
- Staff information and brainstorming session
- Assessment of intervention acceptance, feasibility and fidelity
- Assessment of sedentary behaviour change maintenance
- Feedback of study results to individuals and the organisation including consultation about future strategies and policy changes