6 Ways to Improve Jobsite Ergonomics

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Nov 12, 2019 @ 09:11 AM

A leading cause of compensation claims for contractors is overexertion from common tasks, such as lifting, stooping, kneeling and twisting, reaching overhead and working in awkward positions. All of these motions can cause chronic health issues down the road.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

How Exercising Benefits the Brain

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Oct 31, 2019 @ 11:10 AM

Ever wonder if your brain is benefiting from your daily workout routine? Recent studies show that exercise is just as good for those little gray cells as it is for the rest of your body.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Can Tech Solutions Reduce Employee Stress?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Oct 29, 2019 @ 09:10 AM

It’s a well-known fact that today’s workforce is super-stressed and overwhelmed. Such a problem can lead to serious health issues and cause employees to be unmotivated and perform poorly. It’s a concern for employers, especially since the estimated cost of work-related stress in the U.S. is around $300 billion (according to the American Institute of Stress).

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

Suicide Prevention: How to Create Awareness in the Workplace

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Oct 15, 2019 @ 09:10 AM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide claimed the lives of 45,000 people in 2016, becoming the tenth-leading cause of death that year in the United States. In 2018, the high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain had a heightened impact on people’s mental health and well-being in the workplace.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Worksite Wellness: How to Engage Your Employees

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Oct 9, 2019 @ 10:10 AM

When it comes to a successful wellness program, we all know that engagement is key. But getting employees to change their behavior and opt for a healthier lifestyle can be tricky.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Employee Engagement

For the Constant Traveler: 10 Ways to Stay Healthy

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Oct 7, 2019 @ 09:10 AM

For people who are constantly on the go, it might seem nearly impossible to maintain a healthy lifestyle. But the task doesn’t have to be that difficult – breaking down a list of to-dos that can easily be managed is an important step.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Sep 27, 2019 @ 11:09 AM

Cold and flu season is right around the corner. Don’t let it sneak up on you and catch you unaware – now is the time to prepare! Of course, it’s impossible to take away all the risk of getting a cold or the flu virus, but there are ways to reduce the odds of falling ill.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Tips on Balancing Work, Life and a Wellness Routine

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Sep 25, 2019 @ 10:09 AM

As a Forbes.com contributor points out in a recent wellness article, trying to balance work, life, fitness (and proper nutrition) can feel impossible when we have limited hours in the day.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Tips on Preventing a Heart Attack or Stroke

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Fri, Sep 13, 2019 @ 11:09 AM

As pointed out in a recent webmd.com article, sometimes small changes to your lifestyle can help cut your odds of suffering serious health issues.

Try this step-by-step approach.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness

Sleep Apnea: What You Need to Know

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Sep 11, 2019 @ 10:09 AM

People can suffer from sleep apnea and not even be aware of it. And even if they are, many sufferers don’t realize how seriously the condition can affect their health.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness