CDC Workplace Health Resource Center
What is the CDC 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.
Small Worksites Can Make Big Improvements to Employee Health: Heart Healthy Employees Keep Your Business on Track [PDF-95.1KB] This one-page document discusses the costs of cardiovascular disease to employers and provides strategies businesses can implement in the workplace to improve the health of their workers.
Total Worker Health: A New Model for Well-Being at Work [PDF-583KB] This 6-page brief describes the Total Worker Health (TWH) model, where work is considered a social determinant of health. Additionally, this brief describes how TWH activities can potentially improve health and well-being and provides suggestions on strategies that can be implemented. This brief includes considerations for small businesses interested in implementing TWH activities and offers additional resources to learn more about the TWH model.
Total Worker Health One-Pager [PDF-290KB] This one-page document describes the Total Worker Health model and the benefits of its strategies.
Sleep: An Important Health and Safety Concern at Work [PDF-708KB] This sleep brief will give you strategies to encourage your employees to get more and better sleep through evidence-based workplace health programs.
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.
- Page last reviewed: May 3, 2018
- Page last updated: May 3, 2018
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