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Organizations that foster health and safety at work have healthier, happier employees - and healthier bottom lines, too. It's more than good business. It's good business strategy.
Otero Junior College kicked off its worksite wellness program with the start of 2016. At the all staff meeting on Jan. 7, the wellness team introduced the first ingredient of the program: Become a Fitness Champion.Read More »
Health Links Lead Advisor for Pitkin County, Amanda Wagner, has been recognized as a Health & Wellness Industry Leader that has optimized a gap in today’s health and wellness industry by the Northwest Colorado Small Business Development Center. She has won the Health and Wellness Champion Award to be presented at the Mountain Town Business Women Awards in February.Read More »
Julie Anne Helmick is an evangelist for worksite wellness.As an adviser for health, wellness and fitness for HealthLinks Colorado, the Montrose resident has been working hard to convince employers healthy workers pay big dividends.She’s had some successes this past year working with nine businesses, but none makes her more proud than her efforts with Center for Mental Health in Montrose.Read More »
Our number one concern in the electric utility industry is safety. At San Isabel Electric, we believe safety and a healthy workforce goes hand in hand. We promote programs that support several aspect of wellness including good nutrition, physical activity, stress management and mental and emotional well-being. Aside from the rewards our fellow employees reap from a healthy lifestyle, our co-op also benefits financially as we are better able to manage insurance costs and work-related injuries.
Employee, San Isabel Electric Association, Inc.
From the very inception of PorchLight we have always had a wellness program. I know from personal experience that if I am fit and healthy I am happier overall and get more done in less time. Healthy people are happy people. That is why health and fitness are imbedded in PorchLight's company culture.
NIOSH looks forward to partnering with Health Links in improving the health, safety and productivity of America’s workers. The goal of the NIOSH Total Worker Health Program is to improve the health and safety of workers both on and off the job. Health Links advances this goal in a vital part of the American economy – small businesses. To succeed in today’s competitive and rapidly-changing markets, small businesses must focus on improving the health of their workers. It’s one of the best ways to recruit and retain capable employees, and that’s the way to achieve economic advantage.
John Howard, MD, MPH, JD, LLM