Time at work accounts for 60% of the waking hours of two-thirds of employed British Columbians. Workplaces that offer health promotion programs can not only contribute to the good health of employees, they can also realize a significant return on investment. Workplace Health Promotion programs are not just good for employees; they are also good for the bottom line.
Why invest in a health promotion program?
- Less absenteeism
- Improved productivity
- Fewer insurance and workers compensation claims
- A decrease in accidents
- Reduced utilization of drug and extended health care
- Reduced staff turnover and the retention of valued staff, which means reduced recruitment, training costs.