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Companies are putting increased value on offering health programmes to enhance physical activity which provides numerous health benefits, yet little information is gathered how such an offering should be designed to secure or increase employees’ acceptance. At INEOS in Cologne, Germany, staff always comes first. Therefore, before installing a fitness centre, a study was conducted to assess if there was a desire for it and how it should look like. The question “Which factors influence usage of a work-site health programme and how can usage be increased?” was raised to identify reasons and benefits of implementing a work-site health programme.