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EMUTOM Workplace Health Promotion

EMUTOM Workplace Health promotion

Concise description

In this EMUTOM lesson Workplace Health Promotion (WHP) is defined as the combined efforts of employers, employees and society to improve the health and wellbeing of people at work. The lesson starts with a case study of a hospital. The workplace directly influences the physical, mental, economic and social well-being of workers and in turn the health of their families, communities and society. It offers an ideal setting and infrastructure to support the promotion of health of a large audience. Also in this lesson: The background of workplace health promotion and the European Reference Model. After this lesson the learner knows the definitions of health promotion and workplace health promotion (WHP) and the learner will be able to give examples of WHP. The learner is also able to recognize the necessity of WHP and to identifie organizations that play a key role in WHP.

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English, Spanish

Original Authors:

Elena-Anna Pauncu MD PhD

Original affiliation, ownership:

Faculty of Medicine “Victor Babes”, Timisoara, Romania

Year of publication:


Charge for use or free:

Free of charge


Target group(s):

non-OSH-expert professionals, OSH experts; or in training

Usefulness for non-OSH-expert professionals:

Fully useful for non-OSH-expert professionals in health care or other sectors; or in training

Time demand to complete the lesson or course:

1 day


Intellectual property and copyright:

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