The National Healthy Worksite Program will provide a comprehensive toolkit to support the Worksite Health 101 training as well as supporting materials and guidance for employers to implement comprehensive workplace health programs.
- CDC Worksite Health Scorecard [PDF - 3.5MB] Developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Health Scorecard is a tool designed to help employers assess the extent to which they have implemented evidence-based health promotion interventions or strategies in their worksites to prevent heart disease, stroke, and related conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and obesity.
NHWP Employee Level Assessments
This section contains an example employee health risk assessment and culture and climate survey being used in the National Healthy Worksite Program.
General Workforce Health Promotion Toolkits
This section contains toolkits from CDC or other sources that address overall program design and planning for health promotion programs in the workplace.
Personal Empowerment Plan
Personal Empowerment Plan (PEP) is a 12-week self-directed worksite program to promote healthy eating and moderate physical activity. The program materials include workbooks for healthy eating and physical activity targeting employees based on their readiness to change. A coordinator's kit, promotional brochures, and posters are also included in the program.
The following toolkits address reducing barriers and increasing access to foods needed to help employees make healthier food choices in the workplace.
Help your employees increase their fruit and vegetable intake. Learn how to create a fresh produce market at your worksite.
Healthier Food Choices for Public Places
Information and model policies from the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Other Nutritious Eating Toolkits
This section contains toolkits from CDC or other sources that are specific to promoting nutritious eating in the workplace.
The following toolkits address reducing barriers and increasing access to places for physical activity in the workplace.
Walking Campaign Tools Walking is an easy way to be active at work. This toolkit provides materials and messages for starting your own worksite 4-8 week walking campaign.
Discount Fitness Club Network
Discover how to increase your employees' access to places for physical activity outside of the workplace by identifying and establishing a relationship with a nationwide discount fitness club network.
Find out steps you can take to encourage your employees to take the stairs and increase their physical activity while at work.
Use this walkability audit tool to determine how safe and attractive the walking environment is at your worksite.
Other Physical Activity Toolkits
This section contains toolkits available from CDC or other sources that are specific to increasing physical activity in the workplace.
Steps to Wellness: A Guide to Implementing the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in the Workplace
Provides employers with easy and understandable steps on how to get employees moving. This tool kit includes ideas and suggestions on how employers can create a wellness culture in the workplace by introducing physical activity programs.
The following toolkits address how employers can help employees understand their risks for disease and make healthy lifestyle choices by offering programs at the workplace.
Lactation Support Program
This toolkit is designed to help employers set up a comprehensive lactation support program for nursing mothers at the worksite.
Implementing a Tobacco-Free Campus Initiative in Your Workplace
This toolkit provides guidance for implementing a tobacco-free campus initiative that includes a policy and comprehensive cessation services for employees.
Other Healthy Choices Toolkits
This section contains toolkits available from CDC or other sources that are specific to healthy choices, such as stress reduction and smoking and tobacco-use cessation, in the workplace.
CDC general website for the Healthier Worksite Initiative, provides links to a variety of toolkits and resources for various worksite health programs.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, provides a Worksite Wellness Resource Toolkit to assist worksites in implementing strategies that have been proven effective.
A website designed for children and adolescents focused on health topics such as disease prevention, food and nutrition, physical activity, safety and relationships with peers. Also includes many interactive features and games.
Preventive Health Screenings
The following toolkits address how employers can help employees obtain preventive health services by offering screening programs in the workplace.
Mental Health Screenings
Look here for information about offering work place mental health screenings on health topics such as depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Other Preventive Health Screenings Toolkits
This section contains toolkits available from CDC or other sources that are specific to preventive health screenings in the workplace.