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Health Links™ is a nonprofit initiative spearheaded by the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health. We collaborate with employers to build a culture of health and safety in the workplace. We assess organizations’ policies and programs; offer evidence-based recommendations in one-on-one advising sessions; connect employers with local resources; and certify qualifying employers as Healthy Businesses.

 

Worksite Wellness News in Colorado

December 6, 2016

Glenwood Springs online news outlet features Health Links

Glenwood Springs, Colorado

The online news outlet, Post Independent/Citizen Telegram wrote an excellent article on our local advisor Amanda Wagner and her great work inspiring members of the community to bring health to work! Author Angie Anderson reinforces what we believe about workplace health and safety by saying "companies and organizations can implement easy low-cost or no-cost solutions that can create a more productive workplace, improve employee morale and reduce injuries and absenteeism. How’s that for the bottom line? For companies that have the ability to do so, making a simple policy change to allow flexible work schedules so that employees can take...

November 21, 2016

OSHA- Final rule on Walking-Working Surfaces & Personal Fall Protection Standards

Falls from heights and on the same level (a working surface) are among the leading causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. OSHA has issued a final rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems to better protect workers in general industry from these hazards by updating and clarifying standards and adding training and inspection requirements.