Benchmarking Your Worksite Wellness Initiative: Tools for Success

Are you ready to benchmark your wellness efforts? Are you interested in rolling out interventions that will protect and promote employee health? When implementing a worksite wellness initiative, it’s critical to apply the best available research when making decisions and designing programs and interventions. In addition, it’s important to know that what you are implementing has worked before.

Below are two FREE tools that you can use.

CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard:

The CDC Worksite Health ScoreCard is a tool designed to help employers assess whether they have implemented evidence-based health promotion and protection interventions in their worksites. Employers can use this tool to identify program gaps and develop a strategic plan. Topics include:

  • Worksite Demographics
  • Organizational Supports
  • Tobacco Control
  • Nutrition
  • Lactation Support
  • Physical Activity
  • Weight Management
  • Stress Management
  • Depression
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Diabetes
  • Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack and Stroke
  • Emergency Response to Heart Attack and Stroke
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
  • Community Resources

Promising Practices for Total Worker Health:

Promising Practices for Total Worker Health features examples of how employers from across the country and from a wide range of industries are taking steps to effectively integrate workplace policies, programs, and practices that protect workers’ safety and health and advance their overall well-being.

Looking for additional examples? Use the Participant Intervention Database!