Worksites Resources

Healthy workers are more productive at work and at home. Avoiding preventable health costs helps both the bottom line and employees’ personal finances. The worksite can support healthy weight behaviors. Team members and co-workers can help create a workplace environment that supports healthy weight behaviors. They can encourage each other to make healthy choices in food and physical activity. Supervisors can use their authority to make the healthy choice the easy choice in areas they control. Owners and management can maintain worksites and benefit plans that support health and productivity. State policymakers can create legislation that promotes a healthy, competitive workforce across the state.

Click here to learn about Worksite-specific strategies from the NC Plan to Address Overweight and Obesity. Each strategy represents the best available evidence.