Educating business leaders on designing a “Healthy-Workplace” environment to promote health, safety and well-being
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Occupational health and safety
Public health or related education
Describe the importance of educating business leaders to build an organizational structure in the workplace that promotes health, safety and well-being. Describe the tools, frameworks and methods used to train business leaders around evidence-based practices for designing workplace solutions. Explain how creating collaborative environments allows business leaders, community members, and health and safety providers work together to focus on the health of employees and organizations.
Keyword(s): Health Promotion and Education, Organizational Change
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the project manager for the Health Links program since its inception in 2013. I have supervised the work that has been done with all 150 businesses we are currently working with across the state. My interests in research include health promotion, program planning and implementation in order to improve health, safety and well-being in the workplace and developed the educational component of this program for health educators to use in their community.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.