Healthy Workplaces Project

About the Healthy Workplaces Project

The goal of the Healthy Workplaces Project was to identify factors that create a healthy workplace. The Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention (SHARP) Program worked with the following industries:


The overall goal of the Healthy Workplaces Project is to reduce work-related injuries within a given industry. The project was created to test the following hypotheses:

  • Workplaces with high financial and organizational health also have a high level of employee health and safety.
  • The way a workplace is organized determines whether it is financially healthy and worker healthy and,
  • Identifying best practices in the healthiest of workplaces and promoting them throughout the industry will improve both the safety and health of the industry and, most importantly, the safety and health of its workers.

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