10.3390/ijerph16030321

<i>Total Worker Health</i><sup>®</sup> 2014–2018: The Novel Approach to Worker Safety, Health, and Well-Being Evolves

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Background: The objective of this article is to provide an overview of and update on the Office for Total Worker Health&#174; (TWH) program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention&#8217;s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (CDC/NIOSH). Methods: This article describes the evolution of the TWH program from 2014 to 2018 and future steps and directions. Results: The TWH framework is defined as policies, programs, and practices that integrate protection from work-related safety and health hazards with promotion of injury and illness prevention efforts to advance worker well-being. Conclusions: The CDC/NIOSH TWH program continues to evolve in order to respond to demands for research, practice, policy, and capacity building information and solutions to the safety, health, and well-being challenges that workers and their employers face

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