VicHealth has identified five areas where workplaces can begin to make advances, not only in improving the health of employees and preventing future problems, but also in enhancing productivity and reducing absenteeism and staff turnover. The Creating Healthy Workplaces program is structured around five areas:

Using a settings-based approach to health promotion, the program focuses on generating organisational and system-level change within workplaces. We know that this approach is an effective and sustainable way to improve workplace health.

The Creating Healthy Workplaces program will enhance and sustain workplace health promotion research, policy and practice in Victoria by building the evidence base on effective workplace health interventions.