Total Worker Health™ & Wellness

Total Worker Health™

Date Added Resource Source
Aug 2014

Total Worker Health: Total Worker Health Practitioner Toolkit

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/twh/letsgetstarted.html

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.

(NIOSH)
Aug 2014

Infographic: Top Reasons to Create a New Pathway for a Safer and Healthier Workforce (PDF)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/twh/topreasons/pdfs/LetsGetStarted_TopReasons_references.pdf

From NIOSH's Total Worker Health Program: Infographic: Top Reasons to Create a New Pathway for a Safer and Healthier Workforce.

(NIOSH)
Apr 2014

Oregon Healthy Workforce Center: Practitioner Resources

http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/research/centers-institutes/oregon-institute-occupational-health-sciences/oregon-healthy-workforce-center/translation-to-practice/index.cfm

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

Video: Simple Steps for Creating an Organization of Health

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUwxBzePjY0

NIOSH's Dr. L. Casey Chosewood on some early, simple steps employers can take towards integrating health protection and health promotion. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication #2013-159. Published Nov. 1, 2013.

(NIOSH)
Feb 2014

NIOSH Total Worker Health™ Webinar Series

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/TWH/webinar.html

Recognizing the complex, often interlinked hazards affecting the healthy, safety, and well-being of today’s workforce, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Total Worker Health™ (TWH™) program is excited to present an all-new, 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.

(NIOSH)
May 2013

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

http://www.who.int/occupational_health/publications/launch_hwp_22april.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.

(WHO)
May 2013

The Challenge and Opportunity of Total Worker Health

http://www.aiha.org/publications-and-resources/TheSynergist/AIHANews/Pages/The-Challenge-and-Opportunity-of-Total-Worker-Health.aspx

This article, by the American Industrial Hygiene Association, summarizes Dr. Casey Chosewood's presentation on Total Worker Health at the AIHce 2013.

(AIHA)
Nov 2012

The Affordable Care Act and Wellness Programs

http://www.dol.gov/cgi-bin/leave-dol.asp?exiturl=http://www.healthcare.gov/news/factsheets/2012/11/wellness11202012a.html&exitTitle=www.healthcare.gov&fedpage=yes

The Affordable Care Act creates new incentives and builds on existing wellness program policies to promote employer wellness programs and encourage opportunities to support healthier workplaces.

(DOL)
Jan 2012

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

http://ia600304.us.archive.org/10/items/ExaminingTheValueOfIntegratingOccupationalHealthAndSafetyAndHealth/BackgroundPaperGoetzelJan2005.pdf

Final report January 2005 by Ron Goetzel. This 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.

(NIOSH)
Aug 2011

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

http://www.acoem.org/uploadedFiles/Public_Affairs/Policies_And_Position_Statements/Guidelines/Guidelines/Workplace%20Health%20Protection%20and%20Promotion.pdf

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

(ACOEM)
Aug 2011

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

http://ehstoday.com/health/wellness/dont-separate-workplace-wellness-initiatives-0729/

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

(EHS Today)
Jun 2011

NIOSH Total Worker Health™

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/TWH/

This site, formerly NIOSH WorkLife, focuses on integrated approaches to safety and health for working people.

(NIOSH)
Dec 2010

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

http://www.lohp.org/docs/pubs/thewholeworker.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.

(LOHP)
Nov 2008

NIOSH Worklife Initiative: Essential Elements of Effective Workplace Programs and Policies for Improving Worker Health and Wellbeing

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2010-140/

The Essential Elements of Effective Workplace Programs and Policies for Improving Worker Health and Wellbeing, a key part of the NIOSH WorkLife Initiative, is intended as a guide for employers and employer-employee partnerships wishing to establish effective workplace programs that sustain and improve worker health.

(NIOSH)