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Four Simple Steps to Workforce Health
Assess, Plan, Engage, Measure
This four-step model provides a tested blueprint for your overall strategy, and for designing all of your programs — whether you want to increase physical activity, serve healthier food, or help employees reduce stress. You decide how simple or extensive you want your plan to be. Then choose what you need from the resources we provide to meet your program goals, plus data to evaluate results and adjust goals for the future.
Launching a workforce health program may seem like a complex undertaking, but it doesn’t have to be. To start, assess where your organization stands on workforce health. This means getting business owner, CEO, or leadership team support. Once you have that, conducting employee surveys to determine your most pressing workforce wellness needs becomes easy.
Informed by employee feedback, you’re ready to plan your workforce health strategy. This means setting goals and clear definitions of success. Appoint a dedicated wellness champion or form a wellness committee to generate momentum. This person or team will be responsible for developing a calendar of events and a communications schedule that will keep the rest of your workforce involved throughout the length of your program.
Now you’re ready to launch the program and engage employees. Visit our Resource Center to find educational resources, tools, and programs to encourage participation. Ongoing communications will help to promote your program, keep the excitement going, and celebrate successes.
Finally, you’ll want to measure and evaluate your program’s success. Use surveys to track employee progress, participation, and interest. Learn from mistakes and look for improvement opportunities. And always share health wins, participation numbers, and other positive outcomes with your employees.
DID YOU KNOW
Take the first step to workforce health
When you’re ready, we recommend using the Starting a Workforce Health Program toolkit to design a successful, results-oriented workforce health program. In it. You’ll find:
Gauge employee interest and measure progress.
Wellness Committee Toolkit
Form your own wellness committee.
Make a specific, measurable plan.
Healthy Meetings Guide
Integrate simple, healthy habits into your meetings.
Links to helpful information
Assistance, guidance, and inspiration
Build your strategy with our Starting a Workforce Health Program toolkit
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