Organizational Supports

Questions in the Organizational Supports section are designed to assess general workplace policies, the work environment and other characteristics and offerings at the workplace that support the health and safety of employees and their families.

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During the past 12 months, did your worksite:

1. Conduct an employee needs and interests assessment for planning health promotion activities?

National Healthy Worksite Program Workplace Health 101 Training Manual – See p. 54-69

Inclusive Worksite Wellness Assessment WorkWell NC

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Contact NCHealthSmart@nctreasurer.com for a health assessment available to members.

2. Conduct employee health risk appraisals/assessments through vendors, on-site staff or health plans and provide individual feedback plus health education?

National Healthy Worksite Program Workplace Health 101 Training Manual – See p. 54-69

Using Evidence for Public Health Decision Making: Assessment of Health Risks with Feedback to Change Employees' Health – See p. 2-29

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Contact NCHealthSmart@nctreasurer.com for a health assessment available to members.

3. Demonstrate organizational commitment and support of worksite health promotion at all levels of management?

Leading by Example: The Value of Worksite Health Promotion to Small- and Medium-sized Employers – See p. 4

National Healthy Worksite Program Workplace Health 101 Training Manual – See p. 32-52

School Employee Wellness: A Guide for Protecting the Assets of Our Nation's Schools – See p. 13-14

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Worksite Wellness Resource Page

4. Use and combine incentives with other strategies to increase participation in health promotion programs?

WorkWell NC Workbooks

National Healthy Worksite Program Workplace Health 101 Training Manual – See p. 76

Retaining Employees in Your Worksite Wellness Program – See p. 5, 8, 10

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Wellness Champions Program

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Contact NCHealthSmart@nctreasurer.com for a health assessment available to members.

5. Use competitions when combined with additional interventions to support employees making behavior changes?

WorkWell NC Turnkey Programs

WorkWell NC Workbooks

National Healthy Worksite Program Workplace Health 101 Training Manual – See p. 76

Retaining Employees in Your Worksite Wellness Program

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Wellness Champions Program

6. Promote and market health promotion programs to employees?

WorkWell NC – See p. 6

School Employee Wellness: A Guide for Protecting the Assets of Our Nation's Schools

Eat Smart Move More NC Worksite Wellness Videos

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Worksite Wellness Resource Page

7. Use examples of employees role modeling appropriate health behaviors or employee health-related "success stories" in the marketing materials?

Worksite Wellness Success Story Videos

8. Tailor some health promotion programs and education materials to the language, literacy levels, culture, or readiness to change of various segments of the workforce?

Employees with Disabilities

Leading by Example: The Value of Worksite Health Promotion to Small- and Medium-sized Employers – See p. 14, 15, and 16

9. Have an active health promotion committee?

National Healthy Worksite Program Workplace Health 101 Training Manual – See p. 32-52

Wellness Committee Workbook

WorkWell NC Toolkit – See p. 6

10. Have a paid health promotion coordinator whose job (either part-time or full-time) is to implement a worksite health promotion program?

WorkWell NC Toolkit – See p. 6

School Employee Wellness: A Guide for Protecting the Assets of Our Nation's Schools – See p. 17-18

11. Have a champion(s) who is a strong advocate for the health promotion program?

School Employee Wellness: A Guide for Protecting the Assets of Our Nation's Schools – See p. 17-18

National Healthy Worksite Program Workplace Health 101 Training Manual – See p. 48-51

Eat Smart Move More NC Worksite Wellness Videos

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Wellness Champions Program

12. Have an annual budget or receive dedicated funding for health promotion programs?

National Healthy Worksite Program Workplace Health 101 Training Manual – See p. 93-95

WorkWell NC Toolkit – See p. 7

13. Set annual organizational objectives for health promotion?

National Healthy Worksite Program Workplace Health 101 Training Manual – See p. 96-105

CDC Workplace Health Promotion

WorkWell NC Toolkit – See p. 8

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Wellness Champions Program

14. Include references to improving or maintaining employee health in the business objectives or organizational mission statement?

WorkWell NC Toolkit – See p. 3-6

Retaining Employees in Worksite Wellness Programs – See p. 1-16

Worksite Wellness Success Story Videos

15. Conduct ongoing evaluations of health promotion programming that use multiple data sources?

CDC Workplace Health Promotion

WorkWell NC Toolkit – See p. 8

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Contact NCHealthSmart@nctreasurer.com for a health assessment available to members.

16. Make any health promotion programs available to family members?

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17. Provide flexible work scheduling policies?

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18. Engage in other health initiatives throughout the community and support employee participation and volunteer efforts?

For North Carolina State Health Plan covered worksites: Wellness Champions Program