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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:

    Laboratory Medical Director
    Pedro Estacio, MD
    PLEstacio@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

    Laboratory 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:

    Laboratory Medical Director
    Pedro Estacio, MD
    PLEstacio@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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