Employee Wellness Programs

Direct and Indirect Costs of Workplace Injury

2023-08-30T10:42:44-04:00August 29th, 2023|2023, Employee Wellness Programs|

Workplace Injury Costs When workplace injuries occur, it’s easy to see the immediate and direct costs, but there are a multitude of ongoing and indirect costs that should also be taken into account. Indirect costs can be three to [...]

How to Create an Effective Company Safety Committee

2023-07-21T11:26:19-04:00July 18th, 2023|2023, Employee Wellness Programs, Safety Tips|

Creating a culture of safety within a workplace begins and ends with the implementation of a quality company safety committee. Businesses both large and small utilize these committees to communicate company safety policies, reinforce company safety protocol, and educate [...]

Do You Need an Annual Checkup? Here is Some Advice About Visiting Your Doctor

2023-04-17T11:10:10-04:00February 20th, 2023|2023, Employee Benefits, Employee Wellness Programs, Health Care, Wellness|

Do you need an annual checkup? From blood work to a complete physical exam, many patients want the works. But, what’s really necessary each year? A group of physicians has some surprising – and practical — advice. Instead of [...]

5 Tips to Meet OSHA Requirements for Employee Injury or Illness

2023-04-17T11:12:10-04:00October 14th, 2022|2022, Employee Wellness Programs, Safety Tips|

Every year, nearly five million workers experience an occupational injury or illness on the job, and it is an employer’s responsibility in these cases to meet OSHA requirements. More than half of these injuries and illnesses are severe enough [...]

EEOC Provides Proposed Wellness Rules

2023-04-17T11:25:22-04:00January 18th, 2021|2021, Benefits Administration, Employee Benefits, Employee Benefits Legislation, Employee Wellness Programs, Legislative News, Wellness|

On January 7, 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released two notices of proposed rulemaking (“NPRMs”) on wellness programs under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”). Briefly, if finalized in their [...]

Awareness and Education: Substance Use Disorder

2023-04-17T11:26:35-04:00September 8th, 2020|2020, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Wellness Programs, Wellness|

Awareness and education are crucial to understanding ways to prevent and effectively treat substance use disorders. What Is Substance Use Disorder? SAMHSA has created a Family Brochure for family members of people living with substance use disorders. It answers questions about [...]

Health and Wellness: What to Ask Your Doctor

2023-04-17T11:33:04-04:00September 20th, 2019|2019, Employee Wellness Programs, Wellness|

Plan ahead to ask the right questions and manage your health Have you ever found yourself drawing a blank when it comes time to ask your doctor important questions about your health? You’re not alone. Taking time before your [...]