Total Worker Health® & Well-being

Total Worker Health®

Date Added Resource Source
Aug 2015

Total Worker Health™ Essentials Videos

In a series of 8 short videos, business industry leaders share their experiences with designing, implementing and evaluating Total Worker Health programs, practices and policies. Created and provided by the University of Iowa Healthiest Center for Workforce Excellence.

(University of Iowa)
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.

Nov 2014

November 2014 Symposium: Healthy Workplace Solutions - recorded webinar

Freely access the recorded webinar from the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Science Fall Symposium on Healthy Workplace Solutions.

(Occupational Health Sciences)
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.

Apr 2014

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center: Practitioner Resources

Access resources from the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center and other NIOSH Centers of Excellence for practitioners addressing Total Worker Health.

(Occupational Health Sciences)
Feb 2014

NIOSH Total Worker Health™ Webinar Series

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Total Worker Health™ (TWH™) program presents a free webinar series aimed at providing the latest research and case studies for protecting the health—in every sense of the word—of workers everywhere.

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).

Aug 2011

EHS Today: Don't Separate Workplace Wellness Initiatives from Safety and Health Programs

This July 29, 2011 article by Laura Walter summarizes findings from a recent ACOEM paper on Workplace Health Protection and Promotion.

(EHS Today)
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.