Healthy Employees, Healthy Business: Easy, Affordable Ways to Promote Workplace Wellness

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Healthy Employees, Healthy Business draws on the expertise of an advisory board of doctors, lawyers, benefits specialists, workplace wellness planners and other experts to offer struggling small business owners and managers the essential advice needed to implement a low-cost or even free wellness program for employees.
 
Clear, concise and filled with success stories from other workplaces, this book has the tools needed to start a wellness...

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Overview

Healthy Employees, Healthy Business draws on the expertise of an advisory board of doctors, lawyers, benefits specialists, workplace wellness planners and other experts to offer struggling small business owners and managers the essential advice needed to implement a low-cost or even free wellness program for employees.
 
Clear, concise and filled with success stories from other workplaces, this book has the tools needed to start a wellness program immediately, resulting in increased productivity and potentially lower health insurance costs. Find out how to:
 
. evaluate and target a workplace's main health concerns
. develop fun, effective activities to improve employee health
. boost morale through mutual support and competition
. lower workplace stress
. leverage community resources for minimal financial investment
 

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Editorial Reviews

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"The single most important asset of any company is it's employees. Worksite wellness programas protect and enhance that asset and ths book shows how." Steven G. Aldana, Ph.D., CEO, WellSteps
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781413316254
  • Publisher: NOLO
  • Publication date: 4/1/2012
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 1,384,205
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Bray is an author and legal editor at Nolo, specializing in real estate, immigration law, and nonprofit fundraising. She is co-author of Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home and also edits a number of Nolo's small business books. Bray's working background includes solo practice, nonprofit, and corporate stints, as well as long periods of volunteering, including an internship at Amnesty International's main legal office in London. She received her law degree and a Masters degree in East Asian (Chinese) Studies from the University of Washington.

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Table of Contents

Your Workplace Wellness Companion
1. Why You Need a Healthy Workplace
2. Strategies for a Successful Wellness Program
3. Making It Real: Worksite Evaluation and Program Launch
4. Prevention and Early Detection
5. Healthy Eating and Nutrition
6 Fitness and Exercise
7. Lowering Stress Levels
8. Working Without Tobacco
9. Helping the Addicted Worker
10. Reducing Obesity
11. Dealing With Chronic Illnesses
12. Choosing Health Benefits
13. Drafting Workplace Policies That Promote Health
Appendix
Index
Forms

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