While it’s commonplace for employees to be trained in first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in many workplaces, the concept of first responders for mental health crises is still in its infancy. Millions of workers take sick leave or paid time off each year because of mental illness, and employers face lost revenue through absenteeism, […]
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In yesterday’s Advisor, Sonic Boom Wellness cofounder Bryan Van Noy provided the first three of his six reasons why cash is not as effective as a wellness incentive. Today, Van Noy provides his final three arguments against cash incentives, and provides a few alternatives for employers.
Yesterday’s Advisor provided some holiday wellness tips to keep your employees happy, healthy, and safe during the chaotic weeks of the holiday season. Today, we share a few more tips for our readers.
The month and a half leading up to New Year’s is full of joy and celebration. But from stress and germs to distraction and overindulgence, it’s also fraught with hazards that can leave your employees ill, injured, or dispirited. Be sure that wellness at your company doesn’t fall by the wayside during the fun! Although […]
Yesterday’s Advisor presented the first two of five ways to invest in wellness from Dr. Gerard Malanga, MD, and Robert D. Woods Jr. Today, Malanga and Woods cover the final three. Malanga is the founder and partner of New Jersey Sports Medicine, LLC, and New Jersey Regenerative Institute in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey. He also […]
Today and tomorrow, the Training Daily Advisor presents an article by Dr. Gerard Malanga, MD, and Robert D. Woods Jr. with five tips on keeping wellness at your organization on point. Malanga is the founder and partner of New Jersey Sports Medicine, LLC, and New Jersey Regenerative Institute in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey. He also […]
In yesterday’s Advisor, we discussed wellness programs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and implications for employers; today, what you need to know regarding mandatory participation in wellness programs, along with other regulations under the ACA.
More of the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been officially implemented this year, and organizations still have many questions as to which rules and regulations apply to them. With wellness programs becoming more common, some wonder if they are governed by the ACA (and if so, what they need to train for). […]
With serious outbreaks in several states, this year’s flu season is shaping up to be one to remember. Especially concerning is the fact that the vaccine may not be a good match for the virus. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is encouraging employers and employees to maintain a healthy, flu-free workplace this […]
A recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that adults who sat for 11 or more hours per day had a 40 percent higher chance of dying prematurely over the next 3 years compared with those who sat for fewer than 4 hours per day. University of Sydney researchers reviewed the habits […]