ERIC Number: ED373023
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Health Promotion Goes to Work: Programs with an Impact.
Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
This compendium of worksite health program examples with documented results illustrates the role of the worksite in preventing disease and injury, and promoting health among employees and their families. The document provides a core representation among public and private organizations of outstanding examples of successful programs. The main body of the document consists of program summaries, grouped in chapters according to employee type (private sector or public) and employer size (over or under 1,000 employees). Within each chapter, entries are alphabetized by employer name. The uniform format of the summaries includes: (1) the name of the employer organization; (2) a summary statement of the purpose of the program; (3) the issue(s) on which the program is focused; (4) business type; (5) program setting; (6) the year in which program was initiated; (6) source and level of funding; (7) the name, address, and telephone number of a contact person; (8) a summary of the program's history; (9) a list of primary program activities; and (10) information on the impact of the program. A form is provided for collecting information about programs not included. (LL)
Descriptors: Adults, Health Activities, Health Education, Health Facilities, Health Promotion, Mental Health Programs, Physical Fitness, Private Sector, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Program Development, Public Sector, Work Environment
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402-9328.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Health Service (DHHS), Rockville, MD. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Note: Produced on behalf of the National Coordinating Committee on Worksite Health Promotion. For related document, see SP 035 002.