Workplace health policies

The workplace is an ideal environment in which to make a positive impact on the overall health of employees.

Workplace health policies are key contributors to a healthy workplace environment and helping employees achieve overall health. Having policies in place shows employees that their work is valued and appreciated, which can make you an employer of choice.

Why are workplace health policies important?


Workplace health policies affect everyone involved in the workplace. The policies need to target all employees, including management, as well as volunteers. Education and awareness are necessary before implementing a health policy to help everyone affected understand why it is needed.

Workplace health policies:

Types of workplace health policies

There are many types of workplace health policies that can be applied to the workplace. Some types of workplace health policies are:

To successfully implement these policies, it is a good idea to apply a thorough comprehensive workplace health promotion approach.

A good workplace health policy…

This item was last modified on June 12, 2015