Tools for Businesses

Food Safety Toolbox
Contains informational handouts related to operating a safe food business and posters to display in kitchens to remind employees of safe food practices. Toolbox available in:  English,  Spanish,  Chinese, and  Somali.

Healthy Meeting Guidelines  
Offering healthier food options and opportunities to be physically active at meetings can add to a healthy lifestyle for your staff and guests. 

Healthy Vending Choices
Developed by the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Snackwise® is a research-based snack rating system that calculates Nutrient Density in snack foods. Designed for use by any organization or individual interested in making healthier snack choices.

Smoke-free Workplace Program  - Ohio's Smokefree Workplace Act
Information regarding the law and rule, as well as information on how you can report a violation; what organizations the director of Health has designated to enforce law; and sample no-smoking signs that meet the requirements of the statute.

Seasonal Flu Information for Worksites  
Information and tools to help spread the word and stop the flu at your worksite.

Worksite Wellness 
Resources and annual workshop to help worksites promote health and wellness - such as reducing tobacco use, increasing physical activity, promoting healthy eating, and managing stress.  Shares available resources on nutrition, exercise, tobacco, and other worksite programs. 

Employee Wellness Resources

  • Active Living - Working to give Columbus residents the opportunity to make healthier and more active choices every day. Links to fresh foods, active choices, and local events.
  • Franklin County Worksite Wellness Network - Group of businesses working together to increase the health of employees through training and networking.
  • Healthy Places - Creating a built environment that encourages walkability, bikeability and physical activity. Includes creating a walking map for your business.
  • Walking Maps for Columbus Neighborhoods. 

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