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Addressing Total Worker Health in Your Safety Culture: A Q&A with L. Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH
L. Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH, recently sat down with the EHS Daily Advisor to talk about Total Worker Health® and how it can improve your safety culture and your organization as a whole.
Source: EHS Daily Advisor
Safe and Sound: Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs
OSHA has recently updated the Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs it first released 30 years ago, to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues. The Recommended Practices present a step-by-step approach to implementing a safety and health program, built around seven core elements that make up a successful program.
A Systems Approach to Worker Health and Wellbeing
This document summarizes The Campbell Institute's research findings and recommended current approach as related to Total Worker Health.
Source: Campbell Institute
Opportunities for Employers To Create a Safer and Healthier Workforce
An emerging body of evidence recognizes that separate approaches are not as effective as integrated approaches that consider worker safety, health, and well-being at work and beyond the workplace
World Health Organization - Healthy Workplaces: A model for action
The WHO healthy workplace model: a comprehensive way of thinking and acting that addresses: work-related physical and psychosocial risks; promotion and support of healthy behaviours;broader social and environmental determinants.
ACOEM Guidance Statement: Workplace Health Protection and Promotion
ACOEM Guidance Statement: Workplace Health Protection and Promotion - A New Pathway for a Healthier and Safer Workforce (June 2011).