Corporate wellness aims to improve the health and welfare of individuals within a corporation through wellness programs. Corporate wellness programs may include health risk assessments, health fairs, diet and physical activity programs, wellness education, promotion and communication programs, smoking cessation programs, walking clubs, employee seminars, and health coaching. Corporate wellness programs boost productivity, increase employee health, reduce on-the-job stress, and cut healthcare costs. Additionally, corporate wellness programs improve morale, increase job satisfaction, and lower employee turnover, while reducing disability and absenteeism.
Everyone knows the value of a good night’s sleep, but the power of quality sleep may be even more important than we realize.
New research published in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association, shows that quality of sleep can have an effect on blood pressure. The study found that men who experienced low-quality sleep, in … Continue Reading »
Aah, the weekend. Time to relax, indulge, stay up late and sleep later … or maybe not.
Sure, it’s nice (and necessary) to have a break from the daily grind. It gives people time to catch up on life outside the office, to engage in family time and leisure activities, as well as take care of … Continue Reading »
When many people think “workplace safety,” they picture slips, trips, and falls. If it were so simple, safety training would consist of little more than “Be careful.”
Take ergonomics, for example. This common office buzzword sometimes seems like little more than a scientific term for comfort, but it belongs under the safety umbrella just as much … Continue Reading »
The answer to the tired old small talk question is, almost unanimously, YES.
Record high temperatures have made the summer for large portions of the nation all but unbearable so far. And there’s little relief in sight for most of us, as the crisp days of fall seem light years in the future.