A Weighty Issue

Green, Meg
June 2008
Best's Review;Jun2008, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p32
Trade Publication
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.


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