Fitwel implementation standards

Download the following Fitwel implementation standards to support your certification process:

  • Fitwel Food and Beverage Standard

  • Fitwel Indoor Air Quality Standard

  • Fitwel Integrated Pest Management Standard

  • Fitwel Meetings and Events Catering Standard

  • Fitwel Water Management Program Standard

  • Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Policy

  • Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Testing and Monitoring Protocol

  • Legionella Water Management Plan

  • Enhanced Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Maintenance Protocol

  • Contagious Disease Outbreak Plan


Fitwel Food and Beverage Nutrition Standard

Food standards can support increased access to nutritious foods for occupants within your property. This Standard should be used to comply with strategies in the following scorecard sections:

  • Workplace, Retail, and Multifamily Residential Scorecards, sections 10 and 11

  • Commercial Site Scorecard, section 10

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Indoor Air Quality Standard

Indoor air quality standards can support reduced air pollution, protecting human health and the environment. This Standard can be used as guidance in complying with the strategies in the following scorecard sections:

  • Workplace, Retail, and Multifamily Residential Scorecards, section 6

  • Commercial Site Scorecard, section 5

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Integrated Pest Management Standard

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) standards provide an environmental and health sensitive approach to pest management. This Standard should be used to comply with the strategies in the following scorecard sections:

  • Workplace, Retail, and Multifamily Residential Scorecards, section 6

  • Commercial Site Scorecard, section 5

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Fitwel Meetings and Events Catering Standards

This Standard should be used to comply with the strategies in the following scorecard sections:

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Water Quality Standards

Water quality standards and programs can reduce the risk of drinking water contamination. These standards and regulations can be used to comply with the strategies in the following scorecard sections:


Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Policy

An Enhanced Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) policy identifies areas for improvement in air quality and provides benchmarks to ensure air quality remains high over time contributing to mitigation of viral transmission and promotion of respiratory and mental health. This policy can be used as guidance in complying with the Viral Response Module Strategy 1.1.

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Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Testing and Monitoring Protocol

An Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Testing and Monitoring Protocol sets benchmarks to identify ventilation and filtration issues and ensure air quality remains high over time, contributing to mitigation of viral transmission and promotion of respiratory and mental health. This standard can be used as guidance in complying with the Viral Response Module Strategy 1.2.

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Legionella Water Management Plan

A Legionella Water Management Plan supports the monitoring and maintenance of a water system to address risks and prevent Legionella growth to reduce exposure to harmful bacteria. This plan can be used as guidance in complying with the Viral Response Module Strategy 1.3.

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Enhanced Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Maintenance Protocol

An enhanced cleaning, disinfecting, and maintenance protocol can reduce the risk of surface-to-person and person-to-person viral transmission significantly. When not implemented the concentration of viral particles in the environment can increase considerably. This standard can be used as guidance in complying with the Viral Response Module Strategy 1.4.

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Contagious Disease Outbreak Plan

A contagious disease outbreak plan is essential to the execution of an effective response to a crisis, such as a pandemic. Without a contagious Disease Outbreak Preparedness Plan, the likelihood of experiencing degradation of occupant trust and a failed response increases considerably. This plan can be used as guidance in complying with the Viral Response Module Strategy 3.1.

Download the Contagious Disease Outbreak Plan here

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