Corporate Wellness Program
In today’s fast paced world, employees are more stressed and unhealthier than ever. They are expected to work more and to be more productive. Unfortunately, their body can not keep up with the pace and are experiencing severe fatigue, headaches and a variety of symptoms that are causing them to be unhappy and severely unproductive. I know firsthand what it’s like to work in corporate America.
I used to work in the financial industry and the stress and workload was unbearable. After switching careers to becoming a Personal Trainer in Los Angeles I learned how to cope with work stress and enhance my productivity in the workplace. It is this personal transformation that has allowed me to help companies better equip their employees by teaching them how to eat and exercise in a way that will improve their health, reduce sick days, and for the employer reduce health care cost!
Research studies show that a healthy diet and exercise program can enhance the bottom line for companies. As an employer what can you do to make a difference? You have the power to provide employees with the right tools to:
- Reduce stress and sick days
- Eliminate depression
- Enhance productivity
- Increase energy and self esteem
- Boost morale
The future of your company is primarily dependant on your employees – let us help you make the best investment for your company by utilizing my holistic training approach. As a certified Nutritionist in Los Angeles with 17 years of experience, I am confident that I can help assist the health and well-being of your employees.
As a Holistic Personal Trainer and Certified Nutritionist in Los Angeles, we will help you set up a Corporate Wellness Program. On-site personal training includes hiring trainers, building the right gym for your needs, offering nutritional advice, hosting nutritional and fitness seminars and teaching your employees everything they need to know to change their body from the inside out.
My extensive experience as a Personal Trainer in Los Angeles area has allowed me to speak and work with numerous companies and professionals about the long-term benefit of investing in corporate wellness programs. Being healthier is about building a more sustainable lifestyle that allows you to be more productive both in the workplace and at home.
- Every $1 invested in employee wellness programs yield roughly $4 savings through reduced sick days, higher productivity and decreased health costs.
- Waste Management, Inc., implemented a pilot stress management program for employees and their families; it reduced the total number of claims for the company and resulted in estimated savings of between $3,750 and $15,000 per participant, per year.
- Studies show that nationwide companies who implement a health and wellness program reduce their claims up to $250 per employee.
- Four of the ten most costly health conditions affecting employees are related to heart disease and stroke. Employees with heart disease and heart disease risk factors cost employers thousands of dollars more than healthy employees each year through higher insurance costs .
- Obese employees increase medical care and pharmacy costs 75% more than non-obese employees.
- An estimated one million workers are absent every day due to stress.
- A 1992 analysis of the employees of GE Aircraft showed that medical claims submitted by the company’s fitness center members decreased by 27 percent, while claims made by non-members actually rose by 17 percent.
- In a survey by the Health Research Institute, data suggests that wellness programs are emerging as crucial to the long-term control of health care costs and that these programs yield net savings of $3.44 for every dollar spent on programming.
- 80% of workers feel stress on the job, nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress and 42% say their co-workers need such help.
- Johnson and Johnson reduced its absenteeism rate by 15 percent within two years of introducing its wellness program. The company also cut its hospital costs by 34 percent after just three years.
- Unanticipated absenteeism is estimated to cost $602 per worker per year and the price tag for large companies could approach 3.5 million dollars annually.
- $300 billion or $7,500 per employee is spent annually in the U.S. on stress-related compensation claims, reduced productivity, absenteeism, health insurance costs, direct medical expenses and employee turn over.
- Premiums for employer-sponsored health insurance rose 6.1% in 2007.
- Medical costs for obese employees are 7 times higher than for non-obese employees.
- At DuPont, each dollar invested in workplace health promotion yielded $1.42 in lower absenteeism costs over a two-year period.
- Northern Gas Company employees who participate in the company’s corporate exercise program take 80 percent fewer sick days than non-exercising employees.
- In 2007, diabetes accounted for 15 million work days absent, 120 million work days with reduced performance, 6 million reduced productivity days for those not in the workforce, and an additional 107 million work days lost due to unemployment disability attributed to diabetes.
- Depression is predicted to be the leading occupational disease of the 21st century, responsible for more lost work days than any other single factor.
GET STARTED WITH CORPORATE WELLNESS TODAY
A healthy workplace environment boosts productivity and happiness. By offering a Corporate Wellness Program, your company will appeal and retain higher quality workers. For many companies, medical costs can consume half of corporate profits or more. A Corporate Wellness Program is a long-term solution for keeping employees healthy and happy. Call now to learn more, 310-720-8125.