Why Total Worker Health?
In 2011, NIOSH launched the Total Worker Health®program to help support research geared toward improving and sustaining worker well-being through a central focus on the workplace.
Toward this goal, NIOSH funded research Centers of Excellence, tasked with advancing Total Worker Health knowledge, identifying evidence-based interventions and best practices, and reaching out to regional organizations, stakeholders, partners, and the occupational safety and wellness community to both, inform and disseminate the Total Worker Health interventions.
The four Centers, each located in a different region of the United States, would serve to understand and address the working population needs of the entire country.Learn more about Total Worker Health and the NIOSH Centers of Excellence.
Why is Total Worker Health Research Important?
The evidence base is small; additional research is needed to evaluate new programs and disseminate proven programs such as those listed above. This is the role of the NIOSH-funded TWH Centers of Excellence.
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