A program offered jointly

In our programm, you will develop specific solutions for developing your WHM and plan the implementation of a project of your own under the guidance of specialists from Health Promotion Switzerland and Suva. The aim is to develop solutions independently as to how you can analyse and more efficiently organise WHM in your organisation. In addition, you will plan your own WHM project tailored to your organisation.

with best practice presentation


Key points

  • Recognising success factors for sustainable WHM
  • Creating a WHM concept and project description
  • Carrying out a health analysis and deriving health-promoting measures from this
  • Examining your own WHM project and exchanging experiences with other participants
  • Best practice presentation by an organisation awarded the Friendly Work Space label

Learning objectives

Module 1: Principles of WHM

  • Know the WHM quality standards.
  • Be able to draw up a WHM concept.
  • Be able to evaluate the WHM maturity level of your organisation.

Module 2: Consolidation of WHM

  • Learn how you can usefully further develop WHM for your organisation.
  • Carry out a health analysis.
  • Plan your own WHM project under the guidance of specialists and receive feedback on it.

Working practices

  • Practical work based on specific examples from practice
  • Individual and group work
  • Knowledge contributions, discussion and sharing of experiences with other participants
  • Preparatory tasks and project work

Target group

  • Operations managers and organisational decision-makers
  • Heads of HR
  • HR managers
  • WHM officers, and security and environment officers
  • Change managers


Seven days divided over two modules. It is also possible to attend module 1 only. Module 1 is a prerequisite for module 2. The courses run between 8.40 a.m. and 4.50 p.m.


Module 1: Principles of WHM

Health Promotion Switzerland with contributions from Suva

Course componentDateCityLanguageNote
Module 15–6 May 2020ZurichGerman 
Module 111–12 May 2020LausanneFrench 
Module 13–4 November 2020BerneGerman 


Module 2: Consolidation of WHM

Suva with contributions from Health Promotion Switzerland. Module 1 of the WHM course is a prerequisite.

Course componentDateCityLanguageNote
Module 2

18–19 June 2020

10–11 September 2020

27 November 2020


Cost and registration

Module 1   2 daysCHF 950register
Module 25 daysCHF 2,060register
Modules 1+27 daysCHF 3,010register

Prices include training documentation, refreshments and lunch, and exclude accommodation. The number of participants is limited to 20.


Participants receive confirmation of participation. In addition, attending the entire course (modules 1 + 2) corresponds to 14 training credits of the Swiss Society for Occupational Safety (SGAS).

Course instructors

  • Specialists from Health Promotion Switzerland and the Swiss National Accident Insurance Fund, Suva
  • Practitioner speakers


Madlen Witzig
Project Manager WHM Awareness & Dissemination