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In addition to the resources listed below, the National Healthy Worksite Program (NHWP) will continually add resources for employers to implement and evaluate comprehensive worksite health programs.

Worksite Health Resources

CDC Workplace Health Resources List [PDF - 630KB] Cross-cutting resources for worksite health promotion.

Provide Workplace Wellness Programs To All American Workers Issue Brief from Trust for America’s Health.

Federal Wellness Resource Guide [PDF - 4MB] Essential Federal Resources for Employee Wellness and Health Promotion.

CDC Healthier Worksite Initiative provides links to a variety of toolkits and resources for various worksite health programs.

CDC Healthier Worksite Initiative: Wellness Committees; provides brief guidelines for establishing an "employee wellness committee," including who should be on the committee and the roles and responsibilities of the committee.

CDC Healthier Worksite Initative: Program Design; includes resources for starting such programs.

U.S. Office of Personnel Management website for Federal Worksite Wellness Resources.

Healthy Workforce 2010: An Essential Health Promotion Sourcebook for Employers, Large and Small. [PDF - 854KB] Includes information for employers about planning a worksite health promotion program, contacts, and surveys to gauge interest in employees for starting a program.

WorkWell NC Toolkit provides a comprehensive collection of guidelines and ready-to-use materials to organize a worksite wellness committee and implement worksite wellness programs. The toolkit also includes healthy eating, physical activity, and stress management workbooks that provide suggestions for activities and contain additional resources such as sample policies, handouts, posters, signs, and listings of national resources. 

Worksite Wellness Programs for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: A Policy Statement From the American Heart Association [PDF - 419KB] (Journal of the American Heart Association) published online September 30, 2009. This new policy statement by the American Heart Association reflects a comprehensive, integrated approach and incorporates the importance of work and the work environment as components of a Work-Site Wellness Program for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.

NIOSH Science Blog: Safer and Healthier at Any Age: Strategies for an Aging Workforce

Community Health Resources

Communities Putting Prevention to Work Resource Center

Informational Webinar Issue Briefs