Workplace
Wellness

Building a stronger, healthier workforce can improve productivity, reduce downtime and even lower healthcare costs. Our Health and Wellness programs are specifically designed to empower healthier, happier and more productive employees.

We offer a variety of ways to address the most significant health concerns of your company. Our programs can:
  • Build awareness through health risk appraisals and screenings
  • Implement risk-reduction strategies, such as smoking cessation and immunizations
  • Keep your workforce safer by providing AHA (American Heart Association) courses, bloodborne pathogen training and drug and alcohol awareness
  • Provide health services from prevention through rehabilitation
  • Teach employees how to make healthier choices through on-site seminars and classes
With a well-supported health and wellness program, your organization could see results like:
  • A stronger, healthier workforce
  • Greater productivity
  • Higher company morale
  • Improved attitudes
  • Increased employee retention
  • Reduced employee absences
  • Safer employees
Building a health and wellness program for your employees

Health and wellness programs can take many different forms depending upon the organization. Generally speaking, the following five components are recommended:

  1. Annual health risk appraisals – Employees receive a health questionnaire and clinical tests for common risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, elevated blood sugar and more.
  2. Evaluation of group health results – The company receives a report on the overall health of its workforce to determine the areas of highest risk. (Individual results are confidentially reported to each employee.)
  3. Referral of high-risk persons for needed care – Employees with high-risk factors such as high blood pressure, obesity, high cholesterol, etc. are privately referred to physicians for follow-up.
  4. Targeted education and risk-reduction activities – Based on the group health assessment, specific wellness classes, workshops and training are implemented to target the most prevalent health risks. Risk-reduction activities may focus on smoking cessation, better nutrition, physical fitness and stress management.
  5. Ongoing support throughout the year – Full support from our occupational health and wellness team as well as a strong communication plan will help reinforce healthier lifestyles and promote greater employee participation.

Contact our Workplace Wellness Team at 847-618-5613 to discuss your needs and customize a program that is right for your organization.

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