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Aug 22, 2019
Addressing Total Worker Health in Your Safety Culture: A Q&A with L. Casey Chosewood, MD, MPH

https://ehsdailyadvisor.blr.com/2019/08/addressing-total-worker-health-in-your-safety-culture-a-qa-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

Aug 16, 2018
Safe and Sound: Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs

https://www.osha.gov/shpguidelines/

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.

Source: OSHA

Mar 29, 2018
A Systems Approach to Worker Health and Wellbeing

http://www.thecampbellinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Campbell-Institute-A-Systems-Approach-to-Worker-Health-Wellbeing.pdf

This document summarizes The Campbell Institute's research findings and recommended current approach as related to Total Worker Health.

Source: Campbell Institute

Jan 01, 2016
Total Worker Health: Planning, Assessment, and Evaluation Resources

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/twh/tools.html

This page provides planning, assessment, and evaluation resources to help your organization create and sustain a culture of total worker health.

Source: NIOSH

Feb 01, 2015
Opportunities for Employers To Create a Safer and Healthier Workforce

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2015-108/default.html

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

Source: NIOSH

Oct 01, 2014
Promising and Best Practices in Total Worker Health: Workshop Summary (2014)

http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=18947

Promising and Best Practices in Total Worker Health is the summary of the discussions at the Institute of Medicine's 2014 workshop on Total Worker

Source: IOM

Aug 01, 2014
Total Worker Health: Total Worker Health Practitioner Toolkit

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/twh/letsgetstarted.html

This site serves as a guide for practitioners for creating or expanding organizational cultures of safety, health and well-being.

Source: NIOSH

May 01, 2013
World Health Organization - Healthy Workplaces: A model for action

http://www.who.int/occupational_health/publications/launch_hwp_22april.pdf

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.

Source: WHO

Aug 01, 2011
ACOEM Guidance Statement: Workplace Health Protection and Promotion

http://www.acoem.org/uploadedFiles/Public_Affairs/Policies_And_Position_Statements/Guidelines/Guidelines/Workplace%20Health%20Protection%20and%20Promotion.pdf

ACOEM Guidance Statement: Workplace Health Protection and Promotion - A New Pathway for a Healthier and Safer Workforce (June 2011).

Source: ACOEM