Employer Resources for Success

We’ve collected the best of the best: expert, evidence-based resources to help you understand what works in workplace health.

Invest in the Health of Your Employees

Our library of workplace health resources provides credible and actionable guidance to make improvements in your workplace health program and culture of health environment. With a healthier workforce comes happier employees, improved morale, and increased productivity leading to lower healthcare costs. Protect your most important asset – your employees.

Workplace Health Playbook(link opens in new window)(link opens in new window)

Workplace Health PlaybookThe AHA Workplace Health Playbook is an online employer resource that offers evidenced-based and actionable advice to evaluate and improve workplace health programs. AHA scientists have identified seven pillars of effective workplace health programs and partnered with leading workplace health experts at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health to outline current best practices within each pillar. AHA has punctuated this guidance with real-world case studies from AHA’s CEO Roundtable companies.

“Resilience in the Workplace” 2017 report

Resilience in The WorkplaceInspired by the AHA’s CEO Roundtable(link opens in new window)(link opens in new window) members and the Center for Workplace Health Research and Evaluation the Resilience in the Workplace report provides employers with emerging and suggested practices to evaluate the quality and effectiveness of resilience training programs for employees. With stress weighing heavily on the minds of employers, resilience training aims to strengthen a person’s ability to withstand, recover and bounce back from adversity and recover from negative workplace stressors. Access the full report (PDF), and infographic (PDF).

Healthy Workplace Food and Beverage Toolkit

Healthy Workplace Food and Beverage ToolkitThe American Heart Association’s Healthy Workplace Food and Beverage Toolkit was created to help organizations improve their food environment and promote a culture of health. It provides practical action steps and suggestions that are easy to understand and apply.

Workplace Healthy Hearts(link opens in new window)

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Workplace Healthy HeartsThe American Heart Association offers both classroom and blended learning First Aid CPR training solutions for your workforce. Select the training solution that best fits your needs.

Healthy For Good

Healthy foodHealthy For Good™ is a movement to inspire all Americans to live healthier lives and create lasting change. It focuses on the simple idea that making small changes today can create a difference. The movement is built on four pillars: Eat Smart. Add Color. Move More. Be Well.

We provide the science-based information and you-based motivation you need to make smart choices. Join the movement of everyday people everywhere who are committing to improve their health one easy step at a time.

Healthy For Life

Healthy for lifeThe Healthy For Life Educational Experiences offer employers a dynamic, interactive curriculum that teaches about healthy food, cooking skills, grocery shopping and overall wellbeing. This tool can help engage, empower and equip your employees with hands-on skills and knowledge.

The 2016 Employee Health Survey

The 2016 Employee Health SurveyThis 2016 Employee Health Survey conducted by Nielsen on behalf of the CEO Roundtable provides actionable guidance to employers to build a corporate culture of health and improve employee health and well-being in areas important to employees. The insights provide a valuable framework for companies to consider as they work to determine measureable improvement in employee health and engagement. Access the full report (PDF), employer solutions infographic (PDF), generational insights infographic (PDF) and executive summary (PDF).

My Life Check User Guide (PDF)

My Life Check User GuideThe My Life Check - User Guide provides instructions to companies using My Life Check on how to access their secure, password protected admin portal for creating and updating a company profile, and viewing and printing dashboard reports of aggregate employee data

Workplace Health Achievement Index (AHA Index) Resources

Workplace Health Achievement IndexThe AHA Index is designed to help your organization assess the quality, comprehensiveness, and effectiveness of your workplace health promotion & well-being programs. It is composed of three sections: (1) organizational and workforce demographics; (2) 55 structure and process measures and, (3) performance measures.

CEO Roundtable Tobacco Policy Paper (PDF)(link opens in new window)(link opens in new window)

No smokingImplementing comprehensive tobacco policies in the workplace can rapidly reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, gradually reduce the additional risk for cancers, improve worker productivity and therefore reduce the direct and indirect medical costs of tobacco use.

My Life Check Rollout Guide (PDF)

My Life Check Rollout GuideThis My Life Check Rollout Guide provides recommendations and tools for employers participating with the My Life Check tool, on how to communicate and roll the program out to their employees/eligible population with a four-phased approach—Preparation, Launch, Follow-Up and Maintenance.


Free Digital Magazines Supporting Employee Health (PDF)

MagazinesProvide your employees with award-winning heart health content. Heart Insight & Stroke Connection magazines bring prevention information, tips for improving heart health and managing risk factors, heart-healthy recipes and encouraging and inspirational stories from others who’ve been there.

Workplace Policy and Position Papers

Workplace Policy and Position PapersAccess the most current policy and position papers on Employer-Sponsored Health, Safety and Well-being Initiatives from the American Heart Association advocacy department.

Workplace Incentive Items & Gifts(link opens in new window)

Shop HeartVisit our Shop to find great items for your office events and incentive gifts for your employees! All proceeds benefit the AHA.