Total Worker Health® Training

Learn how to build a safe, healthy, and productive work culture.


Today, more than ever, organizations are seeking ways to create and foster a culture where people feel valued and employee well-being is a core business strategy. Our Total Worker Health (TWH) training programs are designed for professionals who are working to design, implement, and lead in workplace health, safety, and well-being.

Our programs are applicable to occupational health and safety professionals, business owners, executives, managers, human resource professionals, and public health professionals in public and private organizations in any industry.

All programs are run by renowned faculty from the Colorado School of Public Health's Center for Health, Work & Environment.

TWH Professional Program     •   TWH Leadership 101      •    TWH Executive Training

Total Worker Health® Professional Program


About the program

This training, developed by experts at the Colorado School of Public Health, delivers practicing professionals essential tools for creating thriving workplaces. After completing this program, you will be prepared to apply the TWH approach—applied solutions that advance worker health, safety, and well-being.

This online program will help you understand the benefits of the TWH approach and how to masterfully apply it in any organization. Upon completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion. Approved for 6 continuing education credit hours for CME, CNE, CHES®, CIH, CSP, and CPH.

Who should enroll

This program adds value to the experience of:

  • Occupational and environmental health and safety experts
  • Medical professionals (with or without occupational health backgrounds)
  • Benefits and HR professionals
  • Business owners, executives, senior managers
  • Public health professionals and health educators


This program is designed for working professionals who are seeking on-demand training. The online course will cover:

  • An introduction to TWH
  • Skills and case studies on how to design a customized, inclusive, and effective TWH program
  • How to engage management and workers in TWH
  • How to maintain a culture of TWH in different industries

Total Worker Health® Leadership

About the programs:

These trainings help you understand the essential components of TWH leadership and reflect upon your current leadership strategy. The online TWH Leadership 101 course can be completed in conjunction with an in-depth, in-person workshop where our faculty work directly with you to identify your organization's needs and solutions for worker health, safety, and well-being. Learn practical skills for conducting TWH assessments, finding evidence-based solutions, communicating effectively, implementing effective programs, and measuring outcomes.

Our executive training is designed for professionals seeking in-depth, personalized training and coaching to transform the way they lead a TWH approach. In a small group of fellow leaders, executives will receive personalized, data-driven feedback and develop an action plan to optimize the health, safety, and productivity of their workplace. Leaders can also provide and receive mentoring with peers, growing their network.

What you will learn:

  • The five practices of TWH leadership and your role in defining organizational culture
  • The business case for TWH
  • What makes for a healthy and safe workplace
  • The employee perspective of a healthy and safe business
  • Ways to enhance your personal well-being


Interested in holding a TWH Leadership workshop or executive coaching at your organization?

What leaders are saying

I recommend strongly any leaders who are interested in promoting a healthier, more positive and productive workplace to attend this workshop.  I was able to listen and learn from experts in the field of occupational health who discussed simple, practical worker health initiatives... that will make an immediate difference.
—Gage Garby, CEO, Axion Health
[This] training helped us understand that there are many factors that affect worker productivity... I personally found it interesting and helpful to recognize that the techniques that work for improving workplace safety can be used to improve mental health or personal wellness and vice versa.
— David Fiore, Co-Owner, Fiore & Sons
The Total Worker Health Leadership Program has had a profound effect on me as a leader and on our organization’s culture. The program inspired us to embrace efforts to enhance our staff's health, safety and well-being. This investment in our staff has resulted in growth and prosperity. We are a non-profit and our ability to serve our community has increased exponentially.
— Becky Hobart, CEO, Ariel Clinical Services

These trainings were developed with funding from Pinnacol Assurance as well as a Total Worker Health® Center of Excellence Cooperative Agreement U19OH011227, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of Pinnacol Assurance or the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the Department of Health and Human Services.

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.

Center for Health, Work & Environment

Colorado School of Public Health

CU Anschutz

Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place

Suite W3111

Mail Stop B119

Aurora, CO 80045

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