Total Worker Health
The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center is funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Total Worker Health program (formerly the WorkLife program). Total Worker Health™ is a strategy integrating occupational safety and health protection with health promotion to prevent worker injury and to advance health and well-being.
NIOSH's Total Worker Health program also funds three other Centers of Excellence in this area:
- University of Iowa Healthier Workforce Center for Excellence
- Center for Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace at the University of Massachusetts and University of Connecticut
- Harvard School of Public Health Center for Work, Health, & Well-being
Total Worker Health™ Resources
- The NIOSH Total Worker Health™ Program: Seminal Research Papers 2012 establishes the scientific rationale for coordinating and integrating occupational health and safety and worksite health promotion programs.
- Take the Wellness@Work Worksite Wellness Assessment to assess and find ways to improve the health of your workplace.
- Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Resource Directory (aka, CROETweb) is a comprehensive occupational safety, health and wellness resource directory searchable by topic and sponsored by the CROET at OHSU.
- Total Worker Health™ and Wellness directory outlines general resources, best practices, research, substance abuse, organizations, and Oregon-specific information.
- Sleep and Shiftwork directory contains general Information; research findings; guidelines; occupation-specific; sleep Strategies; and organizations.