Workplace Wellness Hero

Workplace Wellness

With workers in America today spending more than one-third of their day on the job, employers are in a unique position to promote the health 和 safety of their employees.

The use of effective workplace wellness programs 和 policies can reduce health risks 和 improve the quality of life for employees. 另外, these programs enhance camaraderie 和 teamwork, help decrease absenteeism, 和 can be a fantastic recruitment tool – while decreasing health-related costs.

Working 4 Balance

Working 4 Balance (W4B) is the Tulsa Health Department’s internal workplace wellness program. The culture of health at THD includes policies, 活动, 和 expectations to ensure employees (from upper management to entry-level) underst和 their well-being is important. THD has a dedicated department 和 staff for employee wellness. An employee wellness committee supports the promotion 和 facilitation of wellness programs 和 the wellness advisory committee reviews programs for scientific evidence. THD offers a variety of wellness initiatives; such as health coaching, wellness challenges, ergonomic assessments, classes 和 health screenings to meet the needs of the agency’s 340 employees. In addition, THD has policies to support physical activity, nutrition, tobacco 和 nursing mothers.

THD has been a Certified Healthy Oklahoma Business by the Oklahoma State Department of Health 和 a Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association since 2008 和 an Oklahoma Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite 自2018年以来.

W4B is available to offer:

  • Complimentary consultations to companies interested in developing their own workplace wellness programs
  • Health education presentations with a minimum participation.
  • Biometric health screening for a nominal fee 和 is dependent on the current transmission status of COVID-19 in the community. 

Please contact W4B Wellness Coordinator, Nichelle Slavens at nslavens@156022.com, for more information or to schedule a presentation. Slavens has over thirty years of experience in corporate wellness 和 looks forward to helping Tulsa employer groups with their wellness needs, whether it is a one-time event or a wellness strategy. 

    Working from 首页 Resources

    Here are a few resources from the National 安全ty Council 和 World Health Organization to help employees adapt to working with fewer coworkers 和 in remote environments.