The foundation of any organization is its people. As organizations strive to attract and maintain effective, productive workers, the health and well-being of these workers takes on added importance. As such, organizations are placing increasing importance on keeping their workers healthy through health promotion and disease prevention programs. This entry provides an overview of worksite health promotion and disease prevention interventions, discussing the current knowledge, providing a conceptual foundation, and proposing future directions for intervention implementation.

Worksite Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Programs and Services

Health promotion and disease prevention (HPDP) programs have become an established part of work organizations’ efforts to reduce costs and maximize employee productivity and morale. Organizations are no longer debating the need for HPDP programs; the debate now revolves around what ...

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