Happy New Year and welcome to 2016! If you haven’t made a New Year’s resolution yet, don’t worry, there is still time. What better way to ring in the New Year than to resolve to have a healthier workplace?

There are many ways to encourage and foster a healthier workplace for your company and employees. Setting company wide resolutions and instituting a workplace wellness program is an important way to do that.

Workplace wellness programs are a health promotion program that encourages your employees to live and maintain a healthier lifestyle. Implementing a wellness program can help combat chronic illness and disease among your employees.

Wellness programs consist of smoking cessation programs, healthy food in vending machines, promotion of healthier eating, on-site vaccinations, fitness benefits, and “move more” programs to get your employees moving throughout the day.

Research shows that wellness programs can increase productivity, reduce absenteeism, prevent injury and disease in the workplace, and increase physical and mental health among employees.

Industrial Health Care Center has work with many employers in tailor fitting a wellness program that best works for them. We are available for Wellness seminars, on-site vaccinations, smoking cessation referrals, fitness programs, and exercise in the workplace.