Session: Worksite Health: Possibilities for Policy, Advocacy and Environmental Change
4079.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Worksite Health: Possibilities for Policy, Advocacy and Environmental Change
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Presider(s):Laura A. Linnan, ScD
8:30 AMRole of positive health behaviors in controlling health care costs and increasing workplace productivity
Robert L Bertera, DrPH
8:42 AMSwiss national program for comprehensive workplace health promotion in small- and medium-sized enterprises
Georg F Bauer, MD DrPH, Margrit R Schmid, MD
8:54 AMBuilding capacity for health in organizations: Results of the ACT Project
Mark G. Wilson, HSD, David M. DeJoy, PhD, Bryan S. Schaffer, MBA, Robert J. Vandenberg, PhD, C. Shannon Griffin-Blake, PhD
9:06 AMFormative research findings for the California 5 a Day Worksite Program
Desiree Backman, DrPH, MS, RD
9:18 AMOne Employer's Efforts to Empower Healthy Behaviors among Low Income Minority Garment Workers in Los Angeles
Dov Charney
9:30 AMCollaboration for healthy employees: The Physical Activity and Health Initiative’s impact on policy, environment and behavior
Jim Carman, MS
9:42 AMIncorporating policy-making and advocacy into a workplace improvement strategy
Tom Torlakson, Senator
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Occupational Health and Safety; School Health Education and Services
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA