Worksite Wellness

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Why Worksite Wellness?

Worksite wellness creates happier, healthier and more productive employees. Offering worksite wellness is a systematic approach that includes assessing your worksite, planning wellness and implementing your efforts. The average return on investment (ROI) for comprehensive, well-run wellness programs is $3-$6 for every $1 invested.

Improving employee health can:

  • Increase productivity
  • Reduce absenteeism and presenteeism
  • Decrease health care costs
  • Attract and retain employees

   Join our Worksite Wellness program

   Or contact: Julie Viele, (417) 864-2077

Evidence-based solutions to create a healthier workforce:

$153 billion: Obesity costs in lost productivity in a year.

#1: Work-related stress is the most common workforce health issue.

$6,000 more: Amount smokers costs employers per year than non-smokers.

How we can help

Worksite assessment

  • Assessment of current worksite environment and policies using CDC Worksite Heath Scorecard
  • Employee survey to identify interests and needs
  • Data analysis (i.e. employee demographics, absentee rate, workers compensation claims, etc.)

Planning & Policy Development

  • Identify priorities
  • Provide evidence-based strategies and personalized recommendations
  • Develop plan
  • Topic areas: Nutrition, Physical Activity, Tobacco, and Mental Health

Program implementation

  • Connect to resources (i.e. health education classes, cooking classes, smoking cessation, etc.)
  • Communication
  • Create interest and motivation
  • Evaluation