Tag Archives: Model Policies

Worksite Breastfeeding Support Model Policy

Provide and encourage your employer to adopt the Breastfeeding Support Model Policy.  The policy provides a framework for businesses to support breastfeeding employees and includes information on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which requires employers (with ≥ 50 employees) to provide nursing mothers with:

1) reasonable break time to express breast milk for one year after her child’s birth each time such employee has the need to express breast milk; and

2) a private space, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion of others, to express breast milk.

Worksite UV Protection Model Policy

This Worksite UV Protection Model Policy provides a framework to encourage and support UV protection and is designed to assist safety personnel as they create sun protection guidelines for their worksite setting.

Tobacco-Free Business Model Policy

The Tobacco-Free Business Model Policy provides a framework to protect and promote the health and well-being of business employees and visitors. The use of tobacco products by employees or visitors compromises the mission of providing a safe and healthy place to conduct business.

Worksite Physical Activity Model Policy

The Worksite Physical Activity Model Policy provides a framework to encourage and support employee physical activity and create a worksite culture that supports health and total well-being.

Breastfeeding Support Model Policy

The Breastfeeding Support Model Policy was developed to provide businesses with guidelines and guidance on ways to support breastfeeding employees including information on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which requires employers to provide nursing mothers who are hourly workers with:

1) reasonable break time to express breast milk for one year after her child’s birth each time such employee has the need to express breast milk; and

2) a private space, other than a bathroom, that is shielded from view and free from intrusion of others, to express breast milk.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation – School Wellness Model Policy

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation’s Healthy Schools Program has been working with districts across the country to create and implement strong wellness policies, guided by evidence-based best practices. The Alliance has created a Model Wellness Policy to make revising your district or school’s policy easier than ever.

Healthy South Dakota Concessions Model Policy

This policy was developed to assist local communities in improving the concession stand (or c-stand) nutrition environment and to promote healthy eating among youth and families.

Coordinated School Health Model Wellness Policy

A model wellness policy developed by The South Dakota Department of Education (SDDOE) for local agencies to promote children’s health and well-being and used to enhance academic performance.