Total Worker Health in Action! - December 2016

December 2016 | Volume 5 - Number 4

New Guidance for Implementing TWH in the Workplace

Just released:Fundamentals of Total Worker Health® Approaches: Essential Elements for Advancing Worker Safety, Health, and Well-Being. This new practice-based workbook can help your organization get started or better align with TWH approaches for advancing worker safety, health, and well-being.

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NIOSH Announces Six National Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health®

Join us in welcoming two new Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health® and congratulating all the Centers. Read about this milestone that marks the expanded focus on protecting and promoting the safety, health, and well-being of our nation’s workforce.

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Working Toward Healthier Supervision at NIOSH

In this issue’s Promising Practices for TWH, learn how HealthiestNIOSH used survey results to produce a Healthier Supervision training for NIOSH managers to create flexible and supportive work environments for all NIOSH workers.

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Save the Dates for three 2017 Conferences

Work, Stress, and Health will occur June 7–10 in Minneapolis, MN; Expanding Research Partnerships: State of the Science Conference takes place June 21–22 in Denver, CO; and Understanding Small Enterprises is scheduled for October 25–27, 2017 also in Denver, CO. These conferences provide opportunities to learn about research and strategies for keeping workers safe and health.

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What’s the latest science in Total Worker Health®?

Check out just-published articles related to TWH, including the latest on work characteristics and their link to health outcomes, the connection between stress and workers’ compensation claims, and the hidden costs of informal work.

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