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Workplace health promotion in Europe

Workplace health promotion in Europe

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Published by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Bernan Associates [distributor] in Luxembourg, Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Employee health promotion -- Europe.,
    • Health promotion -- Europe.,
    • Occupational health services -- Europe.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references: (p. 39-40)

      StatementEuropean Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions.
      ContributionsEuropean Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC969.H43 W6625 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. ;
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL491051M
      ISBN 109282805913
      LC Control Number98222242
      OCLC/WorldCa37360239

        The evidence surrounding the value of workplace health promotion in positively influencing employees’ health and wellbeing via changes to their health behaviours is growing. The aim of the study was to explore employers’ views on the promotion of workplace health and wellbeing and the factors affecting these views. Using a qualitative phenomenological approach, 10 focus groups Cited by: A European collection of methods and practices for promoting health at the workplace Assembled by dr Lenneke Vaandrager, drs Tamara Raaijmakers, drs Christel van Capelleveen and the members of the European Network Workplace Health Promotion European Network for Workplace Health PromotionFile Size: 1MB.

      WHP has been defined by the European Network for Workplace Health Promotion as the “combined efforts of employers, employees and society to improve the health and well-being of people at work”. WHP focuses on better health outcomes through measurable improvements beyond merely reducing short-term risk or addressing direct health threats [11].Cited by: 4. Global Perspectives in Workplace Health Promotion Edited by Wolf Kirsten, MSc Founder and President International Health Consulting Berlin, Germany Robert C. Karch, EdD Professor School of Education, Teaching, and Health Executive Director National Center for Health and Fitness and International Institute for Health Promotion American File Size: 1MB.

      Workplace health promotion is the combined efforts of employers, employees, and society to improve the mental and physical health and well-being of people at work. The term workplace health promotion denotes a comprehensive analysis and design of human and organizational work levels with the strategic aim of developing and improving health resources in an enterprise. Get this from a library! Health Promotion in the Working World.. [Federal Centre for Health Education.] -- There is no doubt that the working world is a key factor in the well-being of a majority of the population. People between the ages of 16 and 65 years spend most of their time at the workplace. They.


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Workplace health promotion in Europe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Health Promotion in the Workplace, 5th edition, is a valuable reference for anyone who designs, manages, evaluates or studies workplace health promotion programs/5(1). Rosmarie Erben The International Conference on "Health Promotion in the Working World" was organized by the Federal Centre for Health Education, Col­ ogne, in collaboration with the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization, Copenhagen.

It was held October in Col­ ogne. Over nearly a decade, the Foundation has led a Europe-wide programme of research, policy development and training for workplace health promotion (WHP). In this time the Foundation has commissioned the largest single research programme on WHP to take place in Europe and possible anywhere in the world.

As part of this programme work has been carried out in four phases in the. Workplace Health Promotion in Europe - the role of national policies and strategies. formulating a general definition for workplace health promotion (WHP) in europe; developing standardised criteria for good quality WHP and publishing reports with.

Meeting Workplace Health Promotion Challenges in Today's Europe The workplace in Europe has undergone significant changes during the 20 year lifetime of the ENWHP.

National economies have g. The European Network Workplace Health Promotion (ENWHP) aims to develop strategies and policies to improve the health of people at work and to increase employability of those in and out of work in Europe.

Since the Network was initiated in it has co-ordinated the exchange of experience and information on work and health in Europe.1File Size: KB.

Health Promotion in the Workplace is written from a scholarly perspective that reflects the full knowledge of science in the field yet recognizes the constraints of practical application. Promoting Health, Preventing Disease Edited by David McDaid Franco Sassi and Sherry Merkur Promoting Health, Preventing Disease The economic case This book provides an economic perspective on health promotion and chronic disease prevention, and gives a rationale for assessing the economic case for action.

It provides a. Workplace health promotion supports a participatory process to help promote a stronger implementation of occupational and environmental health legislation.

It suggests tools for maintaining or strengthening a national healthy workplace initiative, such as an awards system as an incentive for participating enterprises, and creation of healthy.

The workplace: A priority setting for health promotion. The workplace, along with the school, hospital, city, island, and marketplace, has been established as one of the priority settings for health promotion into the 21st century.

The workplace directly influences the physical, mental, economic and social well-being of workers and in turn the health of their families, communities and society. Workplace health promotion has been defined as the combined efforts of employers, employees and society, to improve the health and well-being of people at work, as was stated in the Luxembourg Declaration on Workplace Health Promotion in the European Union, Combination of improved work organization and work environment (working environment), promotion of active participation.

of Occupational Health titled “Workplace Health Promotion in an Enlarging Europe” complements these activities and will be concluded in Healthy Work in an Ageing Europe – The 5th ENWHP initiative Due to the demographic change the proportion of elderly employees in European companies willFile Size: KB.

Get this from a library. Workplace health promotion in Europe: programme summary. [European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions.;]. Apart from this intrinsic merit, workplace health promotion has been included in the book because it exemplifies rather well two main propositions.

First it illustrates conflicting philosophies rooted in the often different needs of key participants — workers and by: 1. Legislative, financial, managerial, educational and administrative support to health promotion should have been strengthened, and investment for health increased, far more than has been happening in the majority of European countries (WHO-HEA, ; WHO-HEA, ).Participatory practices could have been more widely introduced at country, regional and local level to involve Cited by: Workplace Health Promotion.

In the Luxembourg Declaration the members of the network agreed on a common understanding of Workplace Health Promotion. Workplace Health Promotion (WHP) is the combined efforts of employers, employees and society to improve the health and well-being of people at work.

Meeting Workplace Health Promotion Challenges in Today’s Europe The workplace in Europe has undergone significant changes during the 20 year lifetime of the ENWHP. National economies have grown and declined, employment has waxed and waned and the nature of work and of work contracts has changed significantly for more and more of the European.

In Europe this initiative has been complemented by activities in the field of workplace health promotion instigated at supranational level by the Regional Office of WHO-EURO, the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EFILWC), the EC's Directorate General for Employment, Industrial Relations and Social Affairs (DG V), and the European Agency Cited by: Across the UK, there is a lot going on in the field of workplace health promotion, or workplace health improvement as it is called in some areas.

Usually, stress management or mental health promotion is one of the major areas for workplace health promotion. Please scroll down this page to access all the information resources. Workplace health promotion (WHP) encompasses everything done by employers, their employees, and society to improve the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work Gran Vía, 33, Bilbao, SPAIN Tel.

+34Fax +34 E-mail: [email protected] on the current status of workplace health promotion in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) Resource Type(s): Research Source: European Network for Workplace Health Promotion .Buy a printed copy Download or place orders for printed books or themed e-book collections; Situation analysis and recommendations for stewardship on workplace health promotion in Poland WHO/Europe, Social inequalities in health in Poland () European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Highlights on health in Poland.