What’s New

The Healthy Work Campaign (HWC) is delighted to share our latest developments, including blog posts, team events, healthy work (Medium) articles, newsletters, news coverage and new website content. (Be sure to scroll down to access all six sections.)




5-9-10 – The Healthy Work Survey validation paper – Published in JOEM

We are excited to announce that our long-awaited paper, validating our Healthy Work Survey, is now published and fully available to the public online with the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM).

Dobson, Marnie PhD; Schnall, Peter MD, MPH; Faghri, Pouran MD, MS; Landsbergis, Paul PhD, MPH. The Healthy Work Survey: A Standardized Questionnaire for the Assessment of Workplace Psychosocial Hazards and Work Organization in the United States. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 65(5):p e330-e345, May 2023.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Occupational health practitioners, researchers, and other professionals interested in workplace surveillance for psychosocial hazard risk will be able to utilize the online Healthy Work Survey system after reading this article.
  • Upon completion of reading this journal article, occupational health practitioners, researchers, and other professionals will be able to justify and explain why the psychosocial risk assessment tool is valid and helpful to employers and/or other organizations they work with.

In summary, “The HWS is a reliable, valid tool for organizations and individuals to assess psychosocial work hazards.”

Note: The authors acknowledge the significant contributions made by those represented in the Acknowledgements section in the paper.


Unpacking Quiet Quitting

by Marnie Dobson Zimmerman, PhD

Unpacking Quiet QuittingWhy did the “Great Engagement Project” backfire and become “Quiet Quitting”?

Quiet Quitting — the new buzzword in the world of workplace policy.

The term made me thrilled and curious the first time I heard it. “Quiet Quitting” reportedly went viral after a TikTok video. @zkchillin (#workreform) said he learned about “Quiet Quitting” as the decision to “quit going above and beyond at work” — not actually quitting….

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May 2023 Events – Mental Health Awareness & Workplace Violence Prevention

Date: May 11, 2023
All-day event

As you may know, May marks Mental Health Awareness Month in the U.S.

According to their blog, today, May 11th at 1pm ET/10 a.m. PT, the U.S Department of Labor (@USDOL) is hosting a Twitter chat to highlight tips, resources and best practices to support #mentalhealthatwork.

What about physical safety at work? Does your organization have a systems-based approach to identify risks and mitigation strategies to keep workers and customers safe?

The Western New York Council for Occupational Safety and Health (WNYCOSH), a member local of our partner National COSH, is holding an online training on on May 15, 2023, 5:30-7:30pm ET in English, Spanish, and Burmese. Register and learn more about what’s needed to prevent workplace violence.

Newest Web Content

Healthy Work Tools & Strategies – Feb 2023

Struggling to find solutions to challenges and stressors at your workplace? Look no further than our Healthy Work Strategies page, recently updated with two new case study summaries:

Under “Labor-Management Contracts”

Under “Laws and Regulations”

Both PDF’s are also now on our Tools for Unions & Worker Advocates page and the second case study is also on our Tools for Employers page.

Dr. Paul Landsbergis compiled both of these case studies with an emphasis to assist those in education and healthcare to find solutions to their workplace challenges.

Have a suggestion for a case study or resource for our Tools pages? Email us at .

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