Workplace changes are common across all organizations. Although some employees may embrace various changes to company systems or procedures, most individuals find workplace changes to be confusing, stressful, and overwhelming. In fact, a recent study found that 71% of employees who experienced a large company change within the last year were less satisfied with their job than those who experienced little to no change.
One less-touted aspect of the Affordable Care Act is that it provides employers more tools for assisting employees with substance-abuse problems to seek help.
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) - ergonomic injuries affecting the connective tissues of the body such as muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilage or spinal disks - account for about 30% of all workplace injuries.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States, causing about 647,000 deaths annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Heart disease is also an extremely expensive disease—costing the United States about $207 billion annually in health care, medications and lost productivity.
Mentoring programs are a powerful way to help people build relationships and make connections. A mentor is an individual in the workplace who shares his or her knowledge and expertise to help another employee grow professionally.
Test Your Home. Protect Your Health.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated January as National Radon Action Month. As part of this safety campaign, American’s are urged to protect their health by testing their homes for radon.
Financial stress can be a burden, but did you know it can also have a negative effect on your health? Understanding the relationship between financial and physical wellness can help you improve both areas of your life.
Millions of people become ill due to food poisoning each year after consuming foods that are contaminated during preparation.
Just as the heat poses safety risks in the summer, the freezing temperatures and bitter wind chills of winter pose serious safety issues. Those who work outdoors, face the dangers of lowered body temperature, hypothermia, and frostbite.
Health care can be confusing. Between copays, eligible expenses and dense coverage policies, sometimes it feels like you need a master’s degree just to understand your hospital bill. And with high deductible health plans gaining popularity each year, it’s critical that employees understand what their health decisions are costing them. This is where health advocacy services—sometimes called patient advocacy—can help.