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Why Workplace Wellness?

Poor health habits take an enormous toll on American business!

  • It costs an average $1,300 for an employee who smokes per year.
  • The National Safety Council estimates that 1 million employees are absent on an average workday because of stress related problems.
  • Work injuries cost $121 billion in medical care, lost productivity and wages.

Today, employers are constantly faced with rising health care costs, with premiums rising for employees. Management of these expenses is critical both for the employers' bottom lines as well as individual employee. Wellness programs in the workplace are one solution to maintain these costs, as well as attract and retain a talented and productive workforce. Businesses participating in the project may experience benefits of their own:

  • Reduce health care costs
  • Decrease absenteeism
  • Improve productivity
  • Increase employee morale
  • Decrease work-related injuries
  • Decrease turnover
  • Enhance recruitment potential