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?

Employee Interest Survey

Inclusive Worksite Wellness Assessment WorkWell NC

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

Health Risk Appraisals at the Worksite: Basics for HRA Decision Making

NHW National Healthy Worksite Worksite Health 101 Training Manual - See p. 55-57

The Worksite Wellness Resource Kit — Wisconsin Department of Health Sciences, See p. 34-36

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

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

NHW National Healthy Worksite Worksite Health 101 Training Manual - See p. 26-34

Leading by Example: Leading Practices for Employee Health Management, US Chamber of Commerce

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

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

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

Worksite Wellness Resource Kit — Wisconsin Department of Health Sciences - See p. 16

WorkWell NC Workbooks

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

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

WorkWell NC Turnkey Programs

WorkWell NC Workbooks

Retaining Employees in Your Worksite Wellness 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

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?

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

Eat Smart Move More NC Worksite Wellness Videos

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

NHW National Healthy Worksite Worksite Health 101 Training Manual - See p. 83-84

WorkWell NC Toolkit – See p. 7

13. Set annual organizational objectives for health promotion?

NHW National Healthy Worksite Worksite Health 101 Training Manual - See p. 65-82

CDC Workplace Health Promotion

WorkWell NC Toolkit – See p. 8

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?

NHW National Healthy Worksite Worksite Health 101 Training Manual See p. 103-115

WorkWell NC Toolkit – See p. 8

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

Worksite Wellness Resource Kit – Wisconsin Department of Health Sciences, See p. 17-18

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?

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