Once the correlation between individual health habits (i.e. poor stress management, lack of nutritious diet, insufficient sleep, smoking, physical inactivity) and employee performance is understood, it is evident that implementing a strategic workplace wellness program is the answer. Reaching your organization’s full potential isn’t as hard as you may think! Click here to find out how we work.
Note how various workplace wellness programs have yield incredible results.
Reduction in Sick Leave
Municipal employees in Toronto missed 3.35 fewer days in the first six
months of their “Metro Fit” fitness program than employees not enrolled
in the program.
Reduction in Turnover
BC Hydro employees who enrolled in the company’s Lifestyle Incentives
Program had a turnover rate of 3.5%, compared with the company’s previous
average of 10.3%.
Workplace physical activity programs
can reduce sick leave by up to 32%
and increase productivity by up to 52%.
World Health Organization)
Return on Investment
Johnson and Johnson’s leaders estimate
that their onsite wellness programs have
cumulatively saved the company $250
million on health care costs over the past
decade; from 2002 to 2008, the return
was $2.71 for every dollar spent.
Smoking Cessation Success
The percentage of Johnson & Johnson employees who smoked prior to their at
work wellness program has dropped by more than two thirds.
Lowered Blood Pressure
At Johnson & Johnson the number of employees who had high blood pressure
or who were physically inactive prior to their at work wellness program has
declined by more than half.
As you can see workplace wellness programs are key to creating a healthy,
supportive and vibrant work environment. The evidence is concrete; what
are you waiting for?