Consulting

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Our consulting services


Our team of experts at the Colorado School of Public Health has years of experience partnering with employers (of all sizes, across all industries) to tailor workplace studies and solutions that support workforce health, safety, and well-being. 

Explore our areas of expertise below. Contact us to see how we can collaborate to tackle your current workplace conundrum.

Our expertise


Our clients and work

We have worked with clients from diverse industries locally, nationally, and internationally.

Examples of our work can be found on each tab.

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  • State of Colorado
  • Tri County Health Department
  • Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program
  • City of Wheat Ridge
  • Arvada Chamber of Commerce
  • National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
  • United Way Greater Austin
  • Pantaleon
  • JBS Foods
  • Mondelēz
  • International
  • Mexican Institute of Social Security 



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Client Description: Leaders in the Central American sugar production industry.

Problem: Addressing heat stress-related illnesses, including chronic kidney disease of unknown origin (CKDu) and noise exposure among field workers; establishing a culture of health, safety and well-being across a multinational company.

Solutions:

  • Research design, focus groups, field studies, hearing conservation, hydration, and CKDu early-detection programs.
  • Conducted Total Worker Health® leadership training to enhance program and policy development for the holistic well-being of workers and a focus on prevention.

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Client Description: Colorado’s largest workers’ compensation provider

Problem: Need to evaluate the effectiveness of a worksite wellness program implemented for policyholders.

Solution: Partnered with Pinnacol Assurance to design, develop, and run a 5-year research study to test the effectiveness of a Health Risk Management program, which revealed improved safety and health outcomes for employees.

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Client Description: A publicly traded and large-scale international food manufacturing company

Problem: Assessing and improving Total Worker Health across various units globally.

Solutions:

  • Utilized the Health Links® Healthy Workplace Assessment® with five specific enterprises (2 in the US, 2 in India, 1 in Canada) to compare the TWH approach and identify strengths and opportunities.
  • Worked with EH&S teams to complete organizational assessments, facilitate individualized advising, and build customized Healthy Workplace Action Plans.
  • Provided a detailed comparative analysis to Mondelēz leadership to determine which strategies should be implemented company-wide (140 units in 90 countries).

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Client Description: Largest social security institution in Latin America responsible for providing social services to Mexican citizens (i.e., healthcare, insurance and benefits, occupational health and safety, social services).

Problem: Need for occupational health and safety professionals to address Total Worker Health in practice serving workers and companies.

Solution(s): Developed and delivered a two-week, in-person Total Worker Health (TWH) certification course in Spanish, training 200 safety engineers and occupational physicians who consult with over 1 million businesses across Mexico.

 

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Problem: Multiple employees diagnosed with similar illnesses, suspected to be building-related.

Solution(s): Conducted a facility investigation and literature review, determined the building was not the cause, and disseminated an evidence-based building report and health prevention education.

My organization was looking for a solution to well-being and I had exploration of TWH in my five-year plan. My organization liked the idea and pulled it forward, however with my limited TWH knowledge, I wanted to develop a basis for it going forward.

— Anonymous industrial hygienist
I currently work in consulting. I’ve noticed clients have an increased interest in applying different strategies to engage their workers and improve employee retention. I apply TWH concepts when developing strategies to help clients engage their remote, hybrid, or returning to the office workforce.

— Anonymous ergonomics & safety professional

Expert staff


Lee Newman MD, MA

Distinguished Professor, Director (CHWE)

Liliana Tenney DrPH, MPH

Assistant Professor, Director of Outreach and Programs (CHWE)

Mike Van Dyke PhD, CIH

Associate Professor, Director of Interdisciplinary Education (CHWE)

Natalie Schwatka PhD, MS

Assistant Professor

David Shapiro BA

Senior Manager, Programs and Partnerships

Carol Brown PhD

Deputy Director

Total Worker Health® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Participation by the Center for Health, Work & Environment does not imply endorsement by HHS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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Colorado School of Public Health

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Aurora, CO 80045


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