NIOSH Worklife Initiative: Essential Elements

 

February 2008
NIOSH Docket Number 132

NIOSH announced the opportunity for the public to comment on a new resource document, the Essential Elements of Effective Workplace Programs and Policies for Improving Worker Health and Wellbeing. The document provides guidance for organizations wishing to establish effective workplace programs that sustain and improve worker health. Developing and disseminating this practical tool is a key effort of the NIOSH WorkLife Initiative, which seeks to identify and support comprehensive approaches to reducing workplace hazards and promoting worker health and wellbeing. The Essential Elements document is an organic resource that will be enhanced by links to resource materials that offer specific examples of best practices and model programs. The comments and information submitted to the docket will be considered in developing the next version of this document. The draft Essential Elements document and comments on it are available below.

Materials Under Evaluation

Essential elements of effective workplace programs and policies for improving worker health and wellbeing; draft document; 2/08pdf icon [PDF – 1007 KB]

Submissions from the Public in Order of Receipt

Submission to the docket from Helitzer (University of New Mexico) – 02/05/08pdf icon [PDF – 27 KB]

Submission to the docket from Dimberg (The World Bank) – 02/06/08pdf icon [PDF – 258 KB]

Submission to the docket from Hudson (DST Output) – 02/02/08pdf icon [PDF – 439 KB]

Submission to the docket from Schneider (Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America) – 02/07/08pdf icon [PDF – 1,440 KB]

Submission to the docket from Brown (CHD Meridian for Fayetteville Goodyear) – 02/08/08pdf icon [PDF – 240 KB]

Submission to the docket from Covert (Wellness Council of WV) – 02/08/08pdf icon [PDF – 318 KB]

Submission to the docket from Thobe (Wausau Insurance Company) – 02/08/08pdf icon [PDF – 316 KB]

Submission to the docket from Borromeo (Sunoco Inc.) – 02/11/08pdf icon [PDF – 253 KB]

Submission to the docket from Guidottii (George Washington University) – 02/18/08pdf icon [PDF – 242 KB]

Submission to the docket from Guidotti (George Washington University – 02/18/08pdf icon [PDF – 5,410 KB]

Submission to the docket from Mercure (Consultant to NBCH) – 02/19/08pdf icon [PDF – 209 KB]

Submission to the docket from Soler (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) – 02/20/08pdf icon [PDF – 254 KB]

Submission to the docket from Drennan (Team Safety, Inc.) – 03/05/08pdf icon [PDF – 4,390 KB]

Submission to the docket from Adley (Adley Associates, LLC) – 03/07/08pdf icon [PDF – 237 KB]

Submission to the docket from Permuth-Levine (National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) – 03/10/08pdf icon [PDF – 169 KB]

Submission to the docket from Lang (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) – 03/18/08pdf icon [PDF – 463 KB]

Submission to the docket from Cooper (Oxford Health Alliance) – 03/19/08pdf icon [PDF – 592 KB]

Submission to the docket from Punnett (University of Massachusetts-Lowell) – 03/19/08pdf icon [PDF – 243 KB]

Submission to the docket from private person – 03/26/08pdf icon [PDF – 277 KB]

Submission to the docket from Gordon (University of Maryland School of Medicine – 04/30/08pdf icon [PDF – 6,507 KB]

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