Resources

This page contains additional resources to help create healthy worksites.


State Organizations

Indiana Chamber of Commerce
Visit this site to stay up to date on what the Chamber is doing throughout Indiana.

Wellness Council of Indiana
The Wellness Council of Indiana serves as the clearinghouse and resource center on corporate health promotion for Indiana.  Also learn about becoming “AchieveWELL” certified.  



National Organizations

WELCOA
Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) is a national organization that provides a variety of free resources for establishing, maintaining and evaluating worksite health promotion programs.

WELCOA's 7 Benchmarks of Success
This document discusses a number of common elements inherent in planning successful health promotion initiatives.

Diatbetesatwork.org
This website provides information and resources to help businesses and managed care companies assess the impact of diabetes in the workplace, and help employees manage their diabetes.

Strategic Alliance ENACT Worksite Strategies
ENACT is a menu of strategies designed to help improve nutrition and activity environments on a local level.  This page links to strategies for the worksite environment.

Partnership for Prevention Report-Investing in Health
This guide offers recommendations for promoting health through tobacco control polices, health screenings and nutrition and physical activity environmental supports.



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

CDC’s Healthy Worksite Initiative
This CDC resource provides information and tools for health promotion program planners working in state and federal government.

CDC’s Lean Works: A Workplace Obesity Prevention Program
This web-based resource offers interactive tools and evidence-based resources to design effective worksite obesity prevention and control programs.

CDC’s Obesity Cost Calculator
The obesity calculator helps employers estimate the cost of obesity to their businesses.



Nutrition and Physical Activity

Business Case for Breastfeeding
The Business Case for Breastfeeding is a comprehensive program designed to educate employers about the value of supporting breastfeeding employees in the workplace.

CDC's Stairwell to Better Health tool kit
Visit this website to learn how to promote stair use for physical activity. 

CDC's worksite walkability tool
Visit this website to learn about conducting a walkability assessment for your worksite.

Bicycle Friendly Business Award
Learn how your business can encourage and support active transportation and become certified as a Bicycle Friendly Business through the League of American Bicyclists.

For planning physical activity breaks in meetings and events, click here.

For sample worksite physical activity policies, environmental supports and activities, click here