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Beyond Zero Week Walking

This week at work is “Beyond Zero” week. Most large companies I’ve come across have something similar, basically it is a week focusing on health and safety, combine with personal health stuff too. The name refers to the aim to go beyond zero accidents by ensuring positive health and well being for the employees.

Anyway, during the week there have been various activities going on across the company including checking tyre tread depths on people’s cars on one site, free safety kit given out for us to use at home, and a number of different healthy activities to try. With my current health issues I’m rather limited in what exercise I’m allowed to take in order to avoid stomach acid sloshing about too much, however I did get some company on my lunchtime walk yesterday with a good crowd of people coming out to walk just over 4km from the office through Diamond Ridge Woods and up onto the edge of Old Dean Common, easily completed in about 45 minutes.

I’ve fed the track data from my GPS into Google Earth to get a nice picture for the Beyond Zero Week report, but I thought I’d post the picture here too.

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