The Bottom Line
For employers, an unhealthy workforce should be a major concern. Poor employee health affects workplace productivity and morale – which also impacts the company’s bottom line. For every $1 spent on employee wellness, companies realize an average savings of $4.30.
Exercise Lowers Employer Health Costs
According to an article in the May 2004 , encouraging employees to become active can save millions in health care costs.
Redmond Firefighters Hit the Road to Wellness
This insert in the 4/14/99 newspaper details ProHealthNet's work with Redmond firefighters.
Physical Fitness and Job Performance of Firefighters
According to research published in the (Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 348-352), conditioning programs for firefighters should include all areas of physical fitness, not just cardiovascular health.