RESOURCES FOR WELLNESS TOOLS
Strategies to Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke in the Workplace: Findings from the CDC Workplace Health in America Survey This webinar describes the current status of employer practice for a number of workplace heart disease and stroke prevention strategies from data in the national Workplace Health in America survey. The slide deck is also available
A Positive Return on Investment This one-page document discusses opportunities for worksite screening and referral among small employers for heart disease and stroke risk factors.
Sleep Strategies for the Workforce This webinar provides you with strategies to encourage your employees to get more and better sleep through evidence-based workplace health programs.
A New Model for Well-Being at Work 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.
Findings from the CDC Workplace Health in America Survey This issue brief describes the current status of employer practice for a number of workplace heart disease and stroke prevention strategies from data in the national Workplace Health in America survey
Meeting Employees’ Diverse Wellness Needs at Hallmark Cards, Inc. This four-page case study discusses Hallmark’s workplace wellness program history and provides advice for others wishing to learn from the company’s experience and success.
Heart Healthy Employees Keep Your Business on Track 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.
An Important Health and Safety Concern at Work This sleep brief will give you strategies to encourage your employees to get more and better sleep through evidence-based workplace health programs. Content source: Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Lactation resources for businesses
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has developed the Business Case for Breastfeeding a comprehensive toolkit designed to educate employers about the value of supporting breastfeeding employees in the workplace that provides guidance on developing a policy and implementing a lactation support program.
North Carolina’s Eat Smart Move More Worksite Initiative has developed Business Leading the Way in Support of Breastfeeding a planning, guidance, and resource toolkit for employers.
National Business Group on Health’s Investing in Workplace Breastfeeding Programs and Policies: An Employer’s Toolkit provides information for assessing, planning, promoting, implementing, and evaluating a worksite lactation support program.
The Making It Work Toolkit is an online resource for breastfeeding mothers developed by the New York State Department of Health with support from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children returning to work or school. The toolkit is designed to provide assistance to breastfeeding mothers, as well as tools and information for businesses and families. A helpful Checklist for Employers is included in the Making it Work: For Employers section to assist supervisors’ plans for employee lactation accommodations requests.