Keeping workers healthy by fighting obesity

The number of obese adults in the U.S. in on track to rise significantly over the next 20 years, according to “F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2012,” a recent forecast by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Continue reading

Blow away snow removal danger

With parts of Arizona still seeing snowfall, many small businesses are enlisting employees to remove snow from jobsites,┬áproperty entrances and pathways. While the task may seem menial, it can be a source of danger if proper safety measures aren’t taken. Bending and lifting coupled with working on an icy ground can put workers at serious risk of injury. Continue reading

Strategic movements boost workers’ energy levels

No matter how big or small an organization, office workers tend to sit for extended periods time, which can negatively affect their health and productivity. While a limited amount of movement can cause back and muscle pain, it can also lead to a drop in employee energy levels. Continue reading