Why obesity will continue to affect the bottom line
- Ways to manage stress at work. Marks, Grace // Navajo Times;7/11/2013, Vol. 52 Issue 28, pC-11
The article offers suggestions for managing stress at work including need of addressing stress and encouraging the well being of workforce, taking responsibility of staying healthy and taking break after every 90 minutes.
- Tackling a weighty issue. Naish, John // Nursing Standard;2/8/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 23, p20
Obese nurses are a growing problem for the NHS, claims a campaigning MP. But should they be helped or left alone? John Naish investigates.
- Employers Weigh In On Obesity Strategies. Zeidner, Rita // HR Magazine;Jun2008, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p16
The article discusses key findings of a study on employees' obesity-related health problems, carried out by The Conference Board in New York City. The study revealed that more than 40 percent of U.S. companies have programs to help workers lose weight and nearly one-quarter more plan to start...
- the great EXPANSION. Reuteman, Rob // ColoradoBiz;Jun2010, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p62
The article focuses on the prevalence of obesity in workplaces in Colorado. It explores the reasons behind the increasing numbers of overweight employees across the country, including the problem on migration from other states, and the negative effects of obesity epidemic on the productivity in...
- The big issue. Griffiths, Liz // Occupational Health;Feb2009, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p22
The article discusses the role of occupational health (OH) professionals in addressing the problem of obesity as it relates to the workplace. A report published in 2008 indicates that 60% of the British population will be obese by 2050. Health promotion activities directed at changing the...
- Do you want to see back injury rates plummet? // Occupational Health Management;Jul2010, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p77
The article focuses on the factors and interventions for the increasing incidents of back injuries among employees in the U.S. Among the challenging factors of back injuries include insufficient equipment, space, or staff; aging workforce; and obesity. The effective interventions of injuries are...
- Wellness by any other name. TAYLOR, BETH // Employee Benefit Adviser;Feb2013, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p40
The article focuses on the concept of wellness among the employees. It cites that some clients equate wellness with physical health only and view it as a waste of time and money. It defines wellness as that which focuses on health and productivity. It asserts that an employee benefit adviser...
- CEOs Urged To Make Wellness a Strategy. Miller, Stephen // HR Magazine;Apr2007, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p30
The article discusses "The Working Towards Wellness: Accelerating the Prevention of Chronic Disease" report by PricewaterhouseCoopers' Health Research Institute. According to the report, the global workforce is becoming fatter, sicker and less productive because of chronic conditions such as...
- Workforce health programs can provide competitive edge. Mendel, Elisa // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;2/26/2010, Issue 324146, p30
In this article, the author expresses her views concerning the competitive edge that may be contributed by workforce health programs.