Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Healthy Workers Are Productive Workers

“A growing body of evidence concludes that employers who support employee efforts to achieve a healthy, balanced lifestyle through health and wellness programs in the workplace reduce absenteeism, and improve workplace efficiency and morale. The Wellness Councils of America cites five important reasons why every business should consider developing and implementing a health promotion initiative. Reduced health care costs. The average workweek is getting longer (not shorter!) Technology brings different kinds of illness and injury. Employee stress levels are on the rise. The Wellness Councils of America goes on to state key employee improvements that contribute to a positive work environment and enhance productivity..."


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