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Health Promotion Program

Title:

Health Promotion Program

Publication date:

8/8/2013

Effective date:

2/15/2007

BRIEF

Policy Summary

Berkeley Lab offers programs to promote the health of employees in coordination with University of California programs and medical benefits coverage.

Who Should Read This Policy

All Laboratory employees and supervisors

To Read the Full Policy, Go To:

The POLICY tab on this wiki page

Contact Information

For assistance with or information on health-promotion examinations, contact the:

Site Occupational Medical Director
Peter Lichty, MD, MOH
pdlichty@lbl.gov

or

Health Services Program Manager
Sue Broadway
(510) 486-6266
scbroadway@lbl.gov

Title:

Health Promotion Program

Publication date:

8/8/2013

Effective date:

2/15/2007

POLICY

A. Purpose

This policy describes health-promotion programs at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab).

B. Persons Affected

Berkeley Lab employees

C. Exceptions

None

D. Policy Statement

Berkeley Lab provides employees with opportunities for health promotion through a variety of means, including:

  • Services offered by the on-site Health Services clinic
  • Contract health-promotion services hosted by Health Services
  • Educational offerings hosted by the Health Care Facilitator Program, in the Human Resources Department
  • Health-promotion programs offered by the University of California directly to employees
  • Health-promotion services offered through the medical benefits plans
  • Activities offered through the Employee Activities Association

Programs offered through Health Services vary over time according to current health knowledge, population health risks, and demographic trends. Examples of programs include:

  • Health-promotion examinations targeted to age-specific health risks
  • Immunization clinics
  • Weight-loss programs
  • Cholesterol screenings
  • Diabetes screenings
  • Skin cancer screenings

Information about upcoming health-promotion offerings is disseminated via Today at Berkeley Lab or by direct communication with employees.

E. Roles and Responsibilities

See PUB-3000, Chapter 3, for roles and responsibilities related to this policy's implementation.

Role

Responsibility

Site Occupational Medical Director

  • Designs and oversees health-promotion efforts offered by Health Services
  • Assesses workforce health risks

Human Resources

Local point of contact for questions about medical benefits plans.

UC Office of the President

Maintains the benefits website that details the UC-wide health promotion and medical insurance plan documents.

F. Definitions/Acronyms

See PUB-3000, Chapter 3, for technical terms related to the details of this policy and its implementation.

Term

Definition

Health Promotion

Activities designed to increase awareness, and inform and motivate employees to decrease their health risks

G. Recordkeeping Requirements

Health Services maintains confidential medical records of employees participating in on-site health promotion activities.

H. Implementing Documents

Document Number

Other Reference

Title

Multiple

PUB-3000, Chapter 3

Health Services

Multiple

RPM, Chapter 1, Section 1.12

Health Services

02.06.008.000

RPM, Chapter 2, Section 2.15

Worker's Compensation Insurance

02.02.007.000

 

Nonsmoking Policy

Multiple

PUB-3000, Chapter 1

General Policy and Responsibilities

Multiple

PUB-3000, Chapter 4

Industrial Hygiene

Multiple

PUB-3000, Chapter 5

Occupational Safety

Multiple

PUB-3000, Chapter 9

Emergency Management

07.03.001.001

PUB-3000, Chapter 15

Occurrence Reporting

07.07.012.001

PUB-3000, Chapter 17

Ergonomics

07.07.024.001

PUB-3000, Chapter 19

Personal Protective Equipment

07.07.004.001

PUB-3000, Chapter 26

Biosafety

I. Contact Information

For assistance with or information on health-promotion examinations, contact the:

Site Occupational Medical Director
Peter Lichty, MD, MOH
pdlichty@lbl.gov

or

Health Services Program Manager
Sue Broadway
(510) 486-6266
scbroadway@lbl.gov

J. Revision History

Date

Revision

By whom

Revision Description

Section(s) affected

Change Type

8/8/2013

1.1

P. Lichty

Review completed 7/24/13, change HR responsibilities; add UCOP responsibilities; update next review date

Section E

Minor

1/2/2012

1

P. Lichty

Rewrite for RPM

all

Minor

DOCUMENT INFORMATION

Title:

Health Promotion Program

Document number

02.13.005.000

Revision number

1.1

Publication date:

8/8/2013

Effective date:

2/12/2007

Next review date:

7/24/2016

Policy Area:

Health Services

RPM Section (home)

Human Resources

RPM Section (cross-reference)

none

Functional Division

EH&S

Prior reference information (optional)

 

Source Requirements Documents

  • 10 CFR 851, Appendix A, Section 8(k)(3), Worker Health and Safety Program, Occupational Medicine, Contractor-Sponsored or Contractor Supported Wellness Programs
  • DOE G 440.1-8, Implementation Guide for Use with 10 CFR Part 851, Worker Safety and Health Programs, Section 3.6.8.9, Assistance and Wellness

Implementing Documents

Document Number

Other Reference

Title

Type

Multiple

PUB-3000, Chapter 3

Health Services

Program

Multiple

RPM, Chapter 1, Section 1.12

Health Services

Policy

02.06.008.000

RPM, Chapter 2, Section 2.15

Worker's Compensation Insurance

Policy

02.02.007.000

 

Nonsmoking Policy

Policy

Multiple

PUB-3000, Chapter 1

General Policy and Responsibilities

Program

Multiple

PUB-3000, Chapter 4

Industrial Hygiene

Program

Multiple

PUB-3000, Chapter 5

Occupational Safety

Program

Multiple

PUB-3000, Chapter 9

Emergency Management

Program

07.03.001.001

PUB-3000, Chapter 15

Occurrence Reporting

Program

07.07.012.001

PUB-3000, Chapter 17

Ergonomics

Program

07.07.024.001

PUB-3000, Chapter 19

Personal Protective Equipment

Program

07.07.004.001

PUB-3000, Chapter 26

Biosafety

Program

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