Category: Health and Wellness

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Are Fatigued Workers a Hazard at Your Company?

With busy schedules and deadlines to meet, sleep is often the first thing to go. But all those late nights and early mornings add up, and sleep deprivation has consequences, including important implications for workplace safety. The National Safety Council (NSC) has chosen fighting fatigue as the Week 2 theme during National Safety Month with […]

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Napping in the Workplace—A Good Idea for Some?

Generally, you don’t want your employees snoozing on the job. But, if someone’s job results in poor sleeping habits, maybe you should consider nap time at your workplace. Here’s a look at a recent study that identified the occupations most at risk for resulting in lack of sleep.

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Genetic Testing and Your Workplace Wellness Program: What’s All the Fuss?

The controversy over individuals’ genetic information, their privacy, and the possibility of discrimination reared its head again in March, when the Republican-controlled House Committee on Education and the Workforce approved H.R. 1313 –Preserving Employee Wellness Programs Act. The bill, if it survives, is expected to be included in the Republicans’ larger repeal and replacement of […]

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The NIOSH Guide to a Total Worker Health Program

Did you know that workers who are obese are more likely to suffer strains and sprains? So, you may invest a great deal in your ergonomic program, but unless your workforce maintains healthy weight levels, you could still see injuries.

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Improved Health Results in Impressive ROI

If you’ve been focusing attention on improving employee health, you’ll want to check out encouraging new findings about the positive impact on business when employers address health and wellness.

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