Health Links Colorado
Health promotion and health protection (worksite wellness) programs are gaining momentum in businesses around the country. Because people spend a large percentage of their time at work, the worksite is an optimal place to promote healthy behaviors that prevent disease, injury and illness.
Energy Worker Health
The NSSP is part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) "Former Worker Program," which screens former employees of national energy laboratories and nuclear weapons facilities for occupationally-related health conditions, such as chronic respiratory illnesses, hearing loss, kidney or liver disease, and certain cancers.
Each year, our organization distributes grants to support innovative projects that promote occupational and environmental safety and health (OESH). We fund pilot research projects, which enhance our scientific knowledge about OESH topics ranging from air sampling techniques to agricultural injuries. We also fund pilot research to practice (r2p) projects that apply scientific knowledge to real world problems.