Total Worker Health® & Well-being


Date Added Resource Source
Jun 2016

Total Worker Health: Planning, Assessment, and Evaluation Resources

This page provides planning, assessment, and evaluation resources to help your organization create and sustain a culture of total worker health.

Jun 2016

NIOSH Total Worker Health® At-A-Glance (PDF)

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Total Worker Health® (TWH) Program focuses on advancing the safety, health, and well- being of workers by increas- ing the number of work environments that adopt evidence-based TWH approaches.

Dec 2015

Comments on the Panel's Draft Report: NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Total Worker Health®—What's Work Got to Do With It?

An unbiased, independent panel developed a draft report of the 2015 NIH Pathways to Prevention Workshop: Total Worker Health®—What's Work Got to Do With It? , which summarizes the workshop and identifies future research priorities.

Aug 2015

Treating the Whole Person

The biopsychosocial piece of workers’ compensation and return-to-work is getting more and more attention. Aug. 2015 issue of Risk & Insurance.

(Risk & Insurance)
Feb 2015

Opportunities for Employers To Create a Safer and Healthier Workforce

An emerging body of evidence recognizes that separate approaches are not as effective as integrated approaches that consider worker safety, health, and well-being at work and beyond the workplace.

Oct 2014

Promising and Best Practices in Total Worker Health: Workshop Summary (2014)

Promising and Best Practices in Total Worker Health is the summary of the discussions at the Institute of Medicine's 2014 workshop on Total Worker Health. Download the PDF at no cost.

Aug 2014

Total Worker Health: Total Worker Health Practitioner Toolkit

This site serves as a guide for practitioners for creating or expanding organizational cultures of safety, health and well-being. Resources on this site will provide information on how to integrate health protection and health promotion practices, policies and systems.

May 2013

World Health Organization - Healthy Workplaces: A model for action (PDF)

The WHO healthy workplace model: a comprehensive way of thinking and acting that addresses: work-related physical and psychosocial risks; promotion and support of healthy behaviours;broader social and environmental determinants.

Jan 2012

Examining the value of integrating occupational health and safety and health promotion programs in the workplace (PDF)

This 2005 paper examines the Role of worker health as a key factor to increases in worker productivity, and the emergence of workplace organizational practices that support the integration of occupational heath, safety and productivity management programs.

Aug 2011

ACOEM Guidance Statement: Workplace Health Protection and Promotion (PDF)

ACOEM Guidance Statement: Workplace Health Protection and Promotion - A New Pathway for a Healthier and Safer Workforce (June 2011).

Dec 2010

The Whole Worker: Moving Ahead with Workplace Wellness (PDF)

Workplace Wellness: How to Address Both Occupational and Lifestyle Issues on the Job was the topic of a roundtable discussion convened by the Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC) on July 16, 2008.