TOTAL WORKER HEALTH

On-Demand Training Opportunities

Training offerings are available online to help your organization when implementing Total Worker Health approaches.

Webinar Series

NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series

NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series

Recognizing the complex, often interlinked hazards affecting the health, safety, and well-being of today’s workforce, the NIOSH Total Worker Health program is excited to present a free webinar series aimed at providing the latest research and case studies for protecting the safety and health of workers everywhere. All 90-minute webinars are recorded and are available for on-demand viewing.

CPH-NEW Healthy Workplace Training Webinar Seriesexternal icon

The Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW) Total Worker Health® Center for a Healthier Workforce launched a Healthy Workplace Training Webinar Seriesexternal icon to demonstrate how to use the resources in the Healthy Workplace Participatory Programexternal icon online toolkit. Past webinar presentations are available on the CPH-NEW website, and provide insight into the Intervention Design and Analysis Scorecard (IDEAS), a step-by-step tool used to identify the causes of work-related safety and health concerns and to design appropriate interventions. This webinar training series will teach you how to use specific components of the CPH-NEW Healthy Workplace Participatory Programexternal icon toolkit, adapting them to your organization’s needs. The materials are suitable for organizations at any level of experience with worksite health and safety programs.

Other Trainings

Ergonomics in Healthcareexternal icon

  • Training for nurses, nursing assistants, and healthcare managers
  • Offered by CPH-NEW with free continuing education available
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Health Links Overviewexternal icon

  • Get an overview of Health Links™, a nonprofit mentoring program of the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health
  • Offered by Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health with free continuing education available

Job Stress: A Continuing Education program for today’s Nurseexternal icon

  • Training for nurses, nursing assistants, and healthcare managers
  • Offered by CPH-NEW with free continuing education available

NIOSH Webinar: “Disability Prevention Research: A Look to the Future”external icon

Jointly sponsored by the NIOSH Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies (CWCS) and the NIOSH Office for TWH, this 2015 webinar discusses priorities for disability prevention research and lessons learned from secondary prevention in Colorado and Washington. Topics include: trends in medical care provision, the links between quality of care and development of long-term disability, and the far-reaching impacts research in this area may have beyond workers’ compensation systems. Featured speakers include Kathryn Mueller, MD, MPH, Medical Director of the Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation and Gary Franklin, MD, MPH, Medical Director of Washington Labor and Industries and Research Professor, University of Washington. The recording is available online for viewingexternal icon. For more information, please contact twh@cdc.gov.

NIOSH Training for Nurses on Shift Work and Long Work Hours

  • Training for nurses and their managers
  • Offered by NIOSH in two parts with free continuing education available

OHWC Webinar Recordings: “Sedentary, Stationary, and Physically Demanding Work”external icon

The Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences at OHSU, the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center, and the Oregon Division of Public Health organized a day-long virtual and in-person event in 2014 titled “Sedentary, Stationary, and Physically Demanding Work: Health Consequences and Workplace Solutions.”

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SAIF eLearning Modules

These 5-minute modules includes a video, a “body” poster that describes the impact of each topic on the body, and an interactive “hunt and find” game to look for hazards related to the topic at work and at home. The modules cover the following topics:

University of Iowa Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwestexternal icon

  • Two video series (Total Worker Health Essentials and Topics in Depth) highlighting small business experiences with designing, implementing, and evaluating Total Worker Health policies, programs, and practices as well as expertise, tips, and experiences on important topics related to TWH
  • Free and offered by the University of Iowa Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest