Total Worker Health in Action! - May 2016

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Total Worker Health in Action! - May 2016

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TWH in Action!

Total Worker Health Advancing Worker Safety, Health, and Well Being

May 2016 | Volume 5 - Number 2

Release of the National Total Worker Health Agenda

Learn about the recently released National Total Worker Health Agenda and NIOSH Response to Summarized Stakeholders’ Comments which outline research directions for NIOSH and the nation in the next decade.

Can the workplace be a “social health network”?

Zandra Zweber, Ph.D., an Alumni Research Affiliate of the University of Connecticut & Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace, describes her take on the concept of “health climate” and how it can help organizations complement their approaches to workplace safety, health, and well-being.

News from Centers of Excellence for TWH

In Updates from the NIOSH Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health, learn about efforts to advance the science and practice of TWH through a video series, partnerships with non-profit groups, and an upcoming symposia.

Save the Date for Two 2017 Conferences

Add them to your calendar now! “Work, Stress, and Health 2017: Contemporary Challenges and Opportunities” to be held June 7-10, 2017 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. "Understanding Small Enterprises” to take place October 25-27, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.

What's the latest Total Worker Health Research?

Catch up on the latest science related to TWH, including work posture and physical activity among registered nurses, factors associated with occupational injuries in seasonal young workers, and findings that suggest psychological health and stress affected body weight.

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