Healthy Work Design and Well-Being Program
Healthy Work Design and Well-Being Resources
NIOSH topic pages provide access to a broad range of information on occupational safety and health subjects. Typically, topic pages contain materials and links to NIOSH publications and other resources related to a particular topic.
- Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
- Future of Work
- Productive Aging and Work
- Cardiovascular Disease and Occupational Factors
- Occupational Health Psychology
- Opioids in the Workplace
- Organization of Work
- Traumatic Incident Stress
- Total Worker Health®
- Occupational Violence
- Work Schedules: Shift Work and Long Work Hours
The Healthy Work Design and Well-Being Program conducts webinars and informational presentations. presentations and webinars are archived below.
A New Look At the Way We Work: Nonstandard Work Arrangements and Their Impacts on Worker Safety and Health Webinar
HWD and the Office for Total Worker Health presented a webinar on nonstandard work arrangements and their health and safety effects on workers on June 28, 2017.
The NORA HWD Council hosted a seminar by Dr. Leslie Hammer, Psychology Department, Portland State University, on work-family and job stress interventions on October 25, 2018.
The NORA HWD Council hosted a seminar by Dr. David DeJoy, College of Public Health, Univerisity of Georgia, on the definitions of safety culture and safety climate using examples from the fire service on January 24, 2019.
HWD hosted a seminar by Dr. Noelle Chesley, Sociology Department, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, on the implications of data science and artificial intelligence for workers and their jobs on June 20, 2019.
This webinar series on the topic of working hours, sleep and fatigue presents evidence-based strategies to reduce the risks associated with this topic, methodological issues in conducting research on this topic, and future areas for research.
NIOSH Science Blog Posts
The NIOSH Science Blog provides an opportunity to exchange ideas on various workplace safety and health topics with leading researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
- Aging Workers
- Artificial Intelligence
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Future of Work
- Mental Health
- Occupational Health Equity
- Social Determinants of Health
- Temporary and Contingent Workers
- Total Worker Health®
- Work Schedules
NIOSH Research Rounds Bulletin Articles
The NIOSH Research Rounds is a monthly bulletin of selected research conducted by researchers at NIOSH and NIOSH-funded researchers at other institutions.
- New Tool Measures Effectiveness of Workplace Safety and Health Programs
- Occupational Injury: Do Family Members Pay a Price?
- High Smoking Rate Found Among Support Workers in Healthcare and Social Assistance Sector
- Job Stress
- Adequate Sleep Benefits Workers and Employers
- Neck Pain Linked to Psychosocial and Organizational Risks at Work
- Healthcare Workers Perceive “Cooler” Safety Climate
- Sleep Deprivation Affects Cognitive Function Similarly in Women and Men Working Shifts
- Differences in Reporting Work-related Injuries and Illnesses Affect Cost Estimates
- Study Finds Link Between Paid Sick Leave and Children’s Use of Healthcare Services
- What is Total Worker Health®?
- Paid Sick Leave May Help Employers Reduce Costs
- Do Health Care Workers Stay Home from Work When Ill? Not Always
- New Study Aims for a Better Night’s Sleep for Truck Drivers
- Caring for Children at Home Affects “Healthy Worker Effect”— but only for Women
- Obesity, Physical Inactivity, or Short Sleep Affect 1 in 5 Workers
- Fatigue-related Crashes More Likely Farther from Rest Stops
- Pilot Study Connects Employers to Create Family-friendly Workplaces
- Massachusetts Opioid-related Deaths Vary by Job, with Highest Rates in More Dangerous Jobs
- Job Design Linked to Participation in Workplace Wellness Programs
- Some Truck Stops Lack Healthy Options
- Study Focuses on Community to Improve Worker Health
- Better Safety Climate May Aid Recovery After Illness and Injury
- Curriculum Improves Adolescents’ Workplace Safety Knowledge, Attitudes, and Intention to Engage in Safety Activities
- Verbal Abuse of Home Care Aides Common Problem
- Safety Intervention Less Effective for Low-wage Workers