HEALTH & WELL-BEING
- Reducing worker stress still elusive for companies. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Jan2010, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p14
The article reports on a survey by consulting firm Watson Wyatt and the National Business Group on Health that showed many large American employers are implementing initiatives to improve worker's health and productivity.
- Bosses take softer tack than staff with illness. // Occupational Health;Jun2007, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p5
The article focuses on a poll conducted by workplace law and health consultancy Croner which found that employers and staff have very different ideas about what is an acceptable reason for calling in sick, with bosses often taking a more conciliatory line than their workers. While more than nine...
- Stress woes pack a punch. // Employee Benefit News;May2014, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p25
The article presents the results of a survey conducted by Keas, a firm that combines the best of social media and online games to create happier, healthier, more engaged workforces, which reveals that 41% of a firm's workforce may be suffering from above-average levels of stress.
- Study: Singers, auctioneers most at risk for sore throat. Johnsen, Michael // Drug Store News;2/28/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p58
The article reports on a Prestige Brands survey conducted by TABS Group, an independent consumer analytics company, which associates certain professions to a propensity for sore throats.
- Wellness: Health's Keystone. Schramm, Jennifer // HR Magazine;Jan2010, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p68
The article discusses key issues pertaining to employer-sponsored wellness programs in the U.S. as of January 2010. It mentions that many organizations are offering rewards for completing or achieving different health and wellness activities. According to a Metlife survey released in October...
- Occupational Information on Death Certificates: A Survey of State Practices. Kaminski, Rose; Brockert, John; Sestito, John; Frazier, Todd // American Journal of Public Health;May81, Vol. 71 Issue 5, p525
Abstract: A national survey was conducted in 1979 to determine the extent to which state and local vital registration offices coded and stored occupational information reported on death certificates. This survey found that 11 states routinely code occupation, seven routinely code, industry and...
- Safety Survey Steps. // Occupational Health Management;Nov2007, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p125
The article discusses steps in surveying industrial safety. The safety specialist prints a survey report history with previous deficiencies as well as a list of laboratory personnel before performing the survey. The specialist also goes through the checklist of safety-related items searching for...
- Large employers planning more involvement in workers' health care. Geisel, Jerry // Business Insurance;4/23/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 17, p4
The article focuses on the plan of big employers to get more involved in improving the health of their employees, according to a new survey by Hewitt Associates Inc. Nearly two-thirds of the 448 employers surveyed said they plan to get much more involved in their employees' health in the future....
- Getting back to business. Paton, Nic // Occupational Health;Jul2004, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p16
Discusses the findings of an annual survey conducted by the Confederation of British Industry and AXA regarding workplace absence in Great Britain. Losses caused by workplace absence; Activities implemented by several firms to address workplace absence; Reason behind short-term and long-term...