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Article citation: , (2010) "Call for papers", International Journal of Workplace Health Management, Vol. 3 Iss: 3, pp. -
Workplace health is becoming a major public health issue for employers and all levels of government. Furthermore, workplace health is also gaining momentum at an individual organizational level. Well planned, comprehensive workplace health programmes have been shown to be cost-effective, especially when the health promotion programmes are targeted and matched to the health problems of the specific employee population. Furthermore, studies have repeatedly demonstrated that workplace health programmes not only lower health care and insurance costs, but also decrease absenteeism, and improve performance and productivity.
Workplaces are an important, yet under-utilized, setting for promoting health and wellbeing. Most people spend more than a third of their waking hours at work – large numbers of people can therefore be reached and encouraged to acquire the knowledge and skills to live a healthy lifestyle.
International Journal of Workplace Health Management considers workplace health from both the wider public health perspective and the perspective of the individual organization. Workplace health and related issues are discussed in the context of three key guiding principles:
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Dr Lydia Makrides, Creative Wellness Solutions Inc., P.O Box 3061, Tantallon, Nova Scotia B3Z 4G9, Canada
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