Program to Promote Workplace Health
Some hardworking people prioritize their job over health. They skip lunch and stay up late to get the job done. They don’t have time to exercise because they work all the time. And they never take a sick or personal day.
This is an admiral yet foolish approach to work. Personal health always needs to come first. It’s the key to living a long and fulfilling life.
Being in good physical and mental shape also sets a person up to be great at their job. Many companies understand this and offer their employees a series of benefits and activities that promote health and well-being. This is known as an employee wellness program.
In this business guides, you’ll learn the advantages of a wellness program and the steps for implementing one in your company.
What are the benefits of a wellness program?
It can be hard to see the advantages of an employee wellness program at first glance. But the truth is healthy employees bring an array of benefits to the businesses they work for. Here are a few benefits of having an employee wellness program.
More productive employees
There are numerous studies that suggest a healthy lifestyle correlates with increased productivity. Don’t believe us? Next time you hit a rut, get your heart rate up and you’ll likely get back in the zone.
Less office stress
Too many people and companies accept workplace stress as the norm. But it leads to burnout, which can result in higher employee turnover.
Less colds, flu and other illnesses
Everyone knows healthy practices prevents illness. And business proceeds as usual when less sick days are taken.
Fewer office-related injuries
Taking a break to exercise or just stretch prevents common office injuries, resulting in fewer worker compensation claims.
Offering a wellness program leads to happier employees. They’ll appreciate the benefit and be generally positive because they’re leading a healthy life.
Dr. PBS KUMAR
From India, Kakinada