Worksite Wellness

Step 1: Conduct an Organizational Assessment

Steps to getting started

The first step in developing your wellness/health promotion program is to understand your organization and how health promotion will fit into the current structure. By researching your organization’s history with similar programs and eliciting feedback from co-workers, you can find the best solution for your organization.

Research Questions

  • Find out if health promotion has been done in the past. If so, what worked and what did not?
  • Was it widely accepted?
  • Was programming successful? Why or why not?
  • What does your company hope to gain from implementing a wellness/health promotion program?

Answers to these questions will help you begin the process of creating a culture of wellness within your organization. It is imperative that you assess the environment before starting a program.

Employee Feedback

In addition, you can start the process of understanding your organization by reviewing the survey below: