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Work@Health®

Did you know that there is a FREE training program provided by state and local health departments that helps your business learn how to implement a worksite wellness program?

  Work@Health® is an employer-based training program. The ultimate aim of the program is to improve the organizational health of participating employers and certified trainers, with an emphasis on strategies to reduce chronic disease and injury risk to employees and an eye to improving overall worker productivity.  This is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is entitled Work@Health® You can find out more about this training here:  https://www.cdc.gov/workplacehealthpromotion/initiatives/workathealth/index.html

Employer Requirements

In order to qualify for Work@Health® training, employers must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have headquarters in the United States
  • Must employ at least twenty employees
  • Must provide health insurance

Employers participating in the Work@Health® Program receive a variety of benefits, including:

  • A complete health and safety assessment of their organization to define existing needs, interests and the capacity of their worksite for specific health and safety interventions to address those needs
  • Professional training via a blended delivery model to learn how to develop a worksite health intervention plan to meet individual employer needs
  • Technical assistance and community support resources aimed at giving employers what they need to sustain the worksite health promotion interventions
  • The careful monitoring of participants’ progress in implementing their worksite health interventions by professional worksite health trainers and on-going availability of technical assistance
  • An on-going opportunity to expand their network by linking to and partnering with other employers and organizations with a focus on health in their community
  • A safer and healthier work environment at the end of the program
  • Certification and recognition of employer participants as healthy worksites

If you are interested in registering for this training, please contact Rebecca Fronberg, Work@Health® Master Trainer, rfronberg@utah.gov  801-538-6229