Speakers Kit for Promoting Wellness@Work
Building a culture of wellness starts with individual worksites, then spreads across Oregon as other employees see the many benefits. Wellness@Work aims to reach and support as many employers as possible, and you can help.
Please use this speaker’s kit to share Wellness@Work with company leaders, human resource representatives, and health and wellness managers about the benefits of workplace wellness and the steps to get started. It’s a great way to connect within your own organization, with business associations and chambers of commerce, and with your industry peers.
The Speaker’s Kit contains:
- The Business Case for Health & Wellness PowerPoint outlining the value of investing in worksite wellness (ideal for business leaders, chambers of commerce and political leaders).
- How to Start a Wellness Program PowerPoint showing the four steps in starting an effective wellness program (ideal for managers, human resources staff, wellness committees, or leaders of small to mid-sized companies).
- Handouts to use at presentations:
- Building a Culture of Wellness in Your Workplace:key steps and success stories.
- Test Your Worksite Wellness Knowledge: a warm-up quiz to kick off presentations.
- Assess yours Needs and Priorities: Instructions for using the online assessment tool to shape a wellness action plan.
- What’s the Hard Return on Employee Wellness Programs: an article from Harvard Business Review on how wellness programs can positively affect the bottom line for companies that invest in health and wellness programs.
- Success Stories from Across Oregon: Video stories to inspire employers.
- Duckwall Packing Company: A Hood River fruit packer cuts workers’ comp costs with routine stretching.
- Pittman & Brooks: Healthy food and walking challenges energize accounting firm employees.
- New Seasons Market: A food store creates a clean, quiet place for nursing mothers and others to attend to health.
- Samaritan Health: Employees breathe clean air and can find ways to move at Samaritan Health.
- Springfield School District: A partnership with Parks and Recreation provides Springfield School District employees with top-notch recreation for a minimal investment.
- Standing Stone Brewery: A free bike program helps and Ashland restaurant attract and retain workers.
- Portland General Electric
- Wellness@Work: Seven Success Stories from Across Oregon (19:12)
- Wellness@Work: 4 Steps to Wellness (3:28)
If you need additional information or have questions, please contact Dawn@orphi.org
http://www.allthingsworkplace.com/ 2009 winner of The Kevin Eikenberry Group of Best Leadership.
CDC Cost Calculators to help estimate the costs of lifestyle factors and preventable diseases, yielding information that can be useful for baseline needs assessment and planning.
CDC’s Workplace Health Promotion Web Portal: Worksite wellness metrics for productivity, health care costs, health outcomes and organizational change.
America’s Health Insurance Plans and Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Tobacco ROI calculator
CDC’s Worksite Wellness Planning Tools
Diabetes at Work – a tool designed for the business community