TITLE

A Weighty Issue

AUTHOR(S)
Green, Meg
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
Best's Review;Jun2008, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses issues related to increasing obesity which places a burden on workers' compensation claims in the U.S. It highlights the findings of a study which show that obese workers generate twice the number of claims, along with higher medical costs and lost workdays, compared to non-obese workers. It tackles obesity and body mass index (BMI). INSETS: Obese Workers;What Is Obesity?;Take a Seat.
ACCESSION #
32712314

 

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