CPH-NEW Newsletter, February 2014

Announcing the Healthy Workplace Training Webinar Series 


Learn how to use the resources in the new online Healthy Workplace Participatory Program toolkit to improve health and safety in your organization by attending these 1-hour webinars. 

View descriptions and register. 


March 4, 1pm EST

Part 1: Get Ready for Program Start-up 


March 18, 1pm EST

Part 2: Build your Program Team   


April 1, 1pm EST

Part 3: Identify Health and Safety Priorities  


Using the Intervention Design and Analysis Scorecard (IDEAS) Tool for structured workplace change:


April 15, 1pm EST

Part 4: Identify Problems and Develop Objectives 


April 29, 1pm EST

Part 5: Use Selection Criteria to Rate Interventions.


May 13, 1pm EST

Part 6: Plan, Implement and Evaluate Interventions


We recommend that you view the past introductory webinar before taking part in the webinars above. 

Recent Scientific Publications

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

The intervention design and analysis scorecard (IDEAS): A planning tool for participatory design of integrated health and safety interventions in the workplace.   


Participatory ergonomics as a model for integrated programs to prevent chronic disease.  



Integrated health programs, outcomes and return on investment: Measuring worksite health promotion and integrated program effectiveness.   

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders Journal 


Tuesday, Feb. 25 Webinar
"Making the Case for Total Worker Health: An Overview of Opportunities and Approaches." Co-hosted by CPH-NEW and the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH). Register now.

is a new national worksite wellness training program. Applications are being accepted for programs in Baltimore MD, Oakland CA, Atlanta GA, and Chicago IL. Deadlines start Feb 15. Learn more.

CPH-NEW Awards Pilot Grant

Jennifer Garza of the University of Connecticut Health Center was awarded a CPH-NEW pilot grant. She will study how environmental and personal factors of custodial workers predict healthy lifestyle behavior and use of personal protective equipment. This research builds upon an existing study on the best ways of adopting green cleaning products in industry. 


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