There are many ways to provide staffing resources for workforce health promotion (WHP) programs depending on your organization's size and budget. You can hire new employees with specific skills, you can train your existing staff on new skills, and you can hire an outside consultant or vendor to provide specific services. Below is some information on the latter two topics.
Continuing Education in WHP
This section provides information on the many opportunities that are available to expand the skills and knowledge of your WHP staff on topics such as employee wellness, fitness, health benefits, and productivity.
Selecting a WHP Vendor
Some organizations choose to hire consultants or vendors to provide all or part of their WHP practices and programs.
- Checklist for Selecting Health Promotion Vendors [PDF-49k]
Vendor selection checklist from WELCOA.
These resources can provide health promotion services to most federal agencies and assistance with staffing or selecting a consultant or vendor.
Federal Occupational Health (FOH)
This service unit within the Department of Health & Human Services' Program Support Center, FOH works in partnership with federal organizations nationally and internationally to design and deliver comprehensive solutions to meet their occupational health needs.
Healthier Feds – Employee Health Services Handbook
Published by the Office of Personnel Management, this handbook can help federal agencies meet the President's objective of creating a healthy workforce. Addresses employee health, physical fitness, and assistance programs.