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The Healthy Worksite Awards Program recognizes the outstanding achievements of businesses in implementing worksite health promotion programs, including on-site policies and work environments that support healthy lifestyles. The Utah Council for Worksite Health Promotion (UCWHP), formerly the Governor’s Council on Health and Fitness, administers the awards.

How to Apply:

  1. Review the award requirements and choose the level you will be working toward. Award levels are:
    • Bronze
    • Silver
    • Gold
    • Platinum
  2. Identify which criteria you will be working on.
  3. See the "Award" information and application page at the Utah Council for Worksite Health Promotion Web site.
  4. After completion of award requirements, submit completed application with the handling fee (if applicable).
  5. Healthy Worksite Outcome Template

Award Categories:

  • Bronze: Must have a health promotion program with employee health and wellness as the underlying goal. Complete one item in each criteria section (General Worksite, Healthy Behaviors, Nutrition, Safety, Preventive Services, and Physical Activity). One of the accomplishments must be in the policy category.
  • Silver: Program must be available to all employees. Program must have a budget. Complete 2 additional items in each section (General Worksite, Healthy Behaviors, Nutrition, Safety, Preventive Services, and Physical Activity), including one in the policy category and one in the infrastructure category.
  • Gold: Program must be available to all employees and spouses. Program must have a mission statement and a budget. Must complete 3 activities in each section (General Worksite, Healthy Behaviors, Nutrition, Safety, Preventive Services, and Physical Activity). At least one accomplishment must be under policy, one under infrastructure, and one under the outcome categories.
  • Platinum: Program must be in operation a minimum of 5 years, is available to all employees and spouses, and have a mission statement and a budget. Complete 4 activities in each section (General Worksite, Healthy Behaviors, Nutrition, Safety, Preventive Services, and Physical Activity). There must be at least two accomplishments under policy, two under infrastructure, and two under the outcome categories.

 

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