Total Worker Health Resources

We provide below a list of selected resources pertinent to Total Worker Health. Some are in-house resources and recordings of our events at the Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences (home of OHWC) while others are highly recommended external resources from NIOSH, NIOSH TWH affiliates, and other TWH Centers of Excellence, among others.

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences (home of OHWC)

  • OccHealthSci Resource Directory is a comprehensive free-to-public library of occupational safety, health and wellness resources. Searchable by topic, it contains information on a number of relevant to various industries. With regard to Total Worker Health, we especially recommend these topics:
      • Total Worker Health® and Wellness: this directory outlines general resources, best practices, research, occupational health-safety organizations, and Oregon-specific information.
      • Sleep and Shiftwork: this directory contains general information, research, and occupation-specific sleep guidelines and strategies, among others.
  • Recorded free webinars on Health, Safety and Wellness: Watch or listen to recordings of our recent and past biannual day-long symposia on workplace safety, health and wellness issues.
  • Health Impacts Safety!: guides for integrated safety and wellness that you might consider using with your team meetings at work.
  • Resources from our OR-FACE program: The Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (OR-FACE) program publishes a number of booklets and toolbox talk guides on a range of work safety issues.
  • Tools are now available from our PUSH project at the Oregon Healthy Workforce Center. Start the Conversation Activities are geared toward supervisors of young employees. Download them for free!

  • External Resources

  • NIOSH Total Worker Health in Action! E-Newsletter: This quarterly electronic newsletter brings latest news from the NIOSH Total Worker Health®Program, Centers of Excellence and partners.
  • r2p: Research to Practice at NIOSH: The Research to Practice (r2p) initiative at NIOSH is focused on the transfer and translation of knowledge, interventions, and technologies into highly effective prevention practices and products which are adopted into the workplace. The goal of r2p is to reduce illness and injury by increasing the use of NIOSH-generated knowledge, interventions, and technologies.
  • Why should Total Worker Health be important to your workplace? This infographic by NIOSH tells you why.
  • NIOSH's Let's Get Started: Thinking of bringing Total Worker Health to your workplace but don't know how? NIOSH's Let's Get Started tool can help. Note: options on left side of Let's Get Started webpage.
  • Take the Wellness@Work Worksite Wellness Assessment to assess and find ways to improve the health of your workplace.
  • The NIOSH Total Worker Health™Program: Seminal Research Papers 2012: Learn about the scientific rationale for integrating occupational safety and well-being efforts within the workplace.
  •  Promising Practices to Total Worker Health: NIOSH shares examples of how employers are taking active steps to effectively integrate safety and well-being in workplaces.
  • NIOSH's Total Worker Health Webinar Series. This free series includes announcements of upcoming and recordings of previous webinars.
  • Watch small business leaders share their experiences on how they implement Total Worker Health in their workplace. In a series of short videos, University of Iowa's Healthier Workforce Center of Excellence captures the transfer of evidence-based techniques into small businesses.
  • Want more examples of how businesses incorporate Total Worker Health issues? Watch NIOSH affiliate, SAIF in action. Don't miss the "Go Ergo" rap!