Award Opportunities in Workforce Health Promotion
There are several opportunities for those who want to seek recognition for their organization's workforce health promotion (WHP) programs. Such recognition can be rewarding to the organization's staff and management , and can help promote an atmosphere where WHP programs are valued and supported. Award opportunities in WHP are offered by a broad range of organizations and agencies, including government, foundations, and nonprofit organizations. Criteria and award levels vary, depending on the awarding organization, and membership in the awarding agency may be required. Employees who work in WHP planning, work site fitness centers, and benefits management will find award opportunities in the information below.
Best Employers For Healthy Lifestyles Award
This award, by the National Business Group on Health, acknowledges and rewards organizations that apply creative solutions to improving the health of employees.
C. Everett Koop National Health Awards
Given each year by The Health Project, these awards are given to work site, community, or provider programs that have soundly documented improved health and decreased medical costs.
Corporate Health Achievement Awards
Sponsored by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, this award recognizes organizations with exemplary health, safety, and environmental programs.
Corporate Health and Productivity Management Awards
The Institute for Health and Productivity Management (IHPM) present these awards to corporations for excellence in health and productivity management.
Golden Apple Award
Established by the Washington State Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health & Sports and now awarded each year as part of the Healthy Worksite Summit, the Golden Apple Award work site category recognizes excellence in promoting physical fitness and health.
Well Workplace Awards Initiative
Developed by the Wellness Councils of America, the Well Workplace Awards Initiative recognizes quality and excellence in work site health promotion.