Effective workplace programs which are health-focused and worker-centered have the potential to significantly benefit employers, employees, their families, and communities. This site is a toolkit for workplace health protection and promotion.
Workplace Health Promotion Topics
A coordinated, systematic, and comprehensive approach to building a workplace health promotion program
Reasons for investing in and the benefits of adopting a health promotion program
Leadership support, governance structure and management, and workplace health improvement plans
Health-related programs, health-related policies, health benefits, and environmental supports
Site assessment and interviews, employee health surveys, and health care cost data
Worker productivity measures, health care cost measures, health outcome measures and organizational change measures
Steps to Wellness: A Guide to Implementing the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans in the Workplace [PDF - 2.7MB] provides employers with easy and understandable steps on how to get employees moving.
CDC Workplace Health Resources Quick List [PDF -
A quick reference list to many workplace health resources developed by CDC or partners.
Million Hearts Cardiovascular Health: Action Steps for Employers [PDF - 204KB]
A document describing concrete action steps that employers can take at their worksites to help individuals improve cardiovascular health.
National Healthy Worksite Program—A national demonstration of small employer worksite health programs.
Work@Health Program—A national employer-based workplace health training program.
Worksite Health ScoreCard—An employer-level organizational assessment of workplace health programs, policies and practices.
- Division of Population Health/Workplace Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, Northeast, Mailstop K-45
Atlanta, GA 30341
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