level of health literacy of the group upon which it is to be implemented. One needs to
know how much the group already knows. Does the group know the basic meanings of
randomly used nutritional terms Is the group aware of the importance of basic exercise
Does the group know the adverse effects of general atmospheric toxics How literate is
the group as far as the basic health definitions and concepts are concerned If one has to
start at the ground level then the Program must be planned accordingly so as not to
confuse any member of the group
The Setting of the Proposed Health Education/ Promotion Program-
A worksite is often the ideal place for a Health Program to be implemented. To
implement such a program permission of the Management is required. Once the
Management gives the permission, the necessary infrastructure in terms of place (venue)
and attendance of the group is also guaranteed. In that case one doesn't have to spend
resources trying to gather people.
Human beings spend more time in a workplace than at home or otherwise. Thus a
Health Program is best implemented at work sites to ensure better health of workers. This
would of course help the company directly. The company's management should be
involved That would enable them to formulate or reformulate HR and administrative
policies which will enhance the Health Education Program.
Catering and food, atmosphere at work, operational policies, manufacturing
hazards and remedies all need to be addressed during the Health Program. Postures while
working, congenial working conditions, stress stimuli are all points to rectified if required.
All this can only be done at the work site under the supervision of the management. It is
the Management which has the...
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