Steps 3-5: Assess and Evaluate, Get Actionable Feedback, Plan and Prioritize Action

The next three steps have similar resources available and are located below.

Step 3: Assess and Evaluate your worksite using the tools below. If you don’t know where you’re at, you won’t know where to start!

Step 4: Get Actionable Feedback by reviewing the results of your assessment. Share the information with your worksite wellness committee and get feedback from employees by using interest and feedback surveys.

Step 5: Plan and Prioritze Actions by using the feedback from Step 4. Your MSU Extension coach can help you prioritize actions to best meet your needs and be realistic and accomplishable. You can improve your workplace health with many no- to low-cost solutions. See resources in step 6.

 

Assessments

Designing Healthy Environments at Work Assessment (DHEW) 

Summary: The DHEW is the main evaluation tool for MSU Extension coaches to use as a pre and post survey to measure our impact. It is easiest for worksites to utilize the print version to answer the questions and then set up an account and input the information onto the web version.

Source: Michigan Wellness Council

Print Access: http://www.mihealthtools.org/work/documents/DHEW_printversion.pdf

Online Form Access: http://www.mihealthtools.org/work/Register.asp

DHEW Assessment Instruction Guide: http://www.mihealthtools.org/work/documents/DHEW_Instructions.pdf

 

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Assessment Webpage

Summary: Webpage from the CDC about basic assessment information for workplace health promotion. Provides some background information on assessments.

Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Accessibility: http://www.cdc.gov/workplacehealthpromotion/assessment/index.html

 

Employee Interest Surveys

Employee Interest Survey

Summary: This employee interest survey provides questions related to the DHEW assessment and allows for employers to distribute these surveys via email.

Source: Michigan Wellness Council

Access: http://www.mihealthtools.org/work/documents/EIS_PrintVersion.pdf

DHEW Employee Interest Survey Instruction Guide: http://www.mihealthtools.org/work/documents/EIS_Instructions.pdf

 

 

Borrego Springs Unified School District Worksite Wellness Individual Interest Survey

Summary: A PDF survey created for the Borrego Springs Unified School District. Questions could be modified to create a customized assessment.

Source: Directors of Health Promotion and Education

Access: http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.dhpe.org/resource/group/75a95e00-448d-41c5-8226-0d20f29787de/Downloadable_Materials/InterestHabits5.pdf

 

 

Employee Feedback Survey

Summary: This employee feedback survey provides questions to assess how employees felt about certain events. These can be distributed via email.

Source: Michigan Wellness Council

Access: http://www.mihealthtools.org/work/documents/efs_printversion.pdf

Access: http://www.mihealthtools.org/work/documents/efs_printversion.pdf

DHEW Employee Feedback Survey Instruction Guide: http://www.mihealthtools.org/work/documents/EFS_Instructions.pdf

 

 

Action Planning

Designing Healthy Environments at Work Assessment (DHEW) Action Plan Worksheet

Summary: A guide to create an action plan for each best practive on the DHEW

Source: Michigan Wellness Council

Accessibility: http://www.mihealthtools.org/work/documents/ActionPLan_PrintVersion.pdf

DHEW Action Plans Instruction Guide: http://www.mihealthtools.org/work/documents/ActionPlan_Instructions.pdf

 

 

Workplace Health Promotion Implementation Webpage

Summary: Webpage from the CDC about the basic implementation information for workplace health promotion. Provides background information on implementation.

Source: Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Accessibility: http://www.cdc.gov/workplacehealthpromotion/implementation/index.html

 

 

Employee Health Privacy

Understanding Health Information Privacy Webpage

Summary: This webpage contains information about the rules regarding health information privacy.

Source: US Department of Health and Human Services

Access: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/index.html