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CDC Workplace Health Resource Center

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What is the CDC Workplace Health Resource Center?

Ring in the New Year and Visit the Workplace Health Resource Center!

The CDC Workplace Health Resource Center (WHRC) is a one-stop shop for workplace health promotion that gives employers resources to create a healthy work environment. It has credible tools and step-by-step resources employers can use to tailor a health promotion program to their unique workplace needs.

If You're New to Workplace Health

Business and organizations are human. Lots and lots of humans—who can spend more than one-third of their day at the workplace. Employers have an opportunity to make a difference by using the resources and tools found on the CDC Workplace Health Resource Center. To learn more about the website, see the CDC’s newest videos:

Physical Activity in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers [PDF-338K] A brief overview of nine evidence-based strategies that employers can take to help employees increase physical activity levels. One to two paragraphs describe each strategy.

Evidence-based Worksite Health Assessment Tools for Effective Health Improvement Plans  This webinar discusses the development and use of the Worksite Health Assessment tools developed specifically for the National Healthy Worksite Program (NHWP) including: CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard; CDC NHWP Employee Health Assessment (CAPTURE); and CDC NHWP Health and Safety Climate Survey (INPUTS).

Train and Take–Blood Pressure Management Workplace Policy and Environmental Development [PDF-27K] This short PDF document is a part of the blood pressure management Train and Take Guide. It shares a list of policy related and environmental changes that can be made at worksites to support employees’ blood pressure management.

CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard

CDC NHWP Employee Health Assessment (CAPTURE)

CDC NHWP Health and Safety Climate Survey (INPUTS)

CDC Workplace Health Resource Center Overview Fact Sheet [PDF-510K]

Featured Resources

Fundamentals of Total Worker Health® Approaches: Essential Elements for Advancing Worker Safety, Health, and Well-Being [PDF-2.1MB] This workbook will help you develop new Total Worker Health (TWH) initiatives or better align existing workplace interventions with the TWH approach that seeks to integrate health protection and health promotion.

Program Measurement and Evaluation Guide: Core Metrics for Employee Health Management [PDF-1.5M] The goal of this collaborative project and the Guide is to provide standard measures for the assessment of employee health management. This project does not seek to be prescriptive about the types of programs offered to an employee population. Rather, the recommended metrics can be applied to any program intended to improve the health of a population.

Participant Engagement and the Use of Incentives: Considerations [PDF-5M] This resource strives to identify and offer insight into the various questions that surround the creation and utilization of incentives. The intent of this information is to inform and offer evidence-based guidance on a variety of incentive-related topics.