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Training Video: Get Ready for Program Startup (4:45)
Every organization is different. Some have well established programs for employee safety and well-being, and others are just starting out.
Before you start the Healthy Workplace Participatory Program, take the time to assess your organization's readiness and gather management support.
Be sure to read the Getting Ready for Program Start-up Guide (PDF) to understand the program goals, tools and resources needed to implement the program. You can view an illustration (pdf) of the HWPP overall implementation process.
Do you have the necessary resources, knowledge and competencies for program success? This interactive Survey on Organizational Readiness will show you what your organization needs to do to prepare for the Participatory Program. It will also suggest ways to link the Participatory Program with existing organizational resources.
Does management effectively communicate the importance of the health and safety initiative? Buy-in from senior leaders is crucial to success. With senior management behind the program, it will be easier to ensure that the committees have the support and resources they need to fulfill their roles.
Do you know what issues are important to your workforce? This page provides links to measurement instruments, that can help you assess employee perspectives about work safety, health , and well-being topics. You can use the data collected to prioritize program and intervention targets.
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