Updated January 30 at 7:30pm
Healthiest Employers
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Indoor smoking long has been banned at most Rhode Island workplaces. Amtrol Inc., a West Warwick company that manufactures storage tanks and water heaters, has gone further. As of July 1, cigarettes are prohibited everywhere across the campus, inside or out. more
At AAA Southern New England, more than 500 employees have signed up for a program that keeps them jogging, swimming, playing basketball and otherwise getting active. They call it “a trip to the moon.” more
Many companies that are working to control health care costs now seek personal information on employees. They ask workers to fill in voluntary health assessments, or get their blood pressure checked at office clinics. more
Employee health initiatives at Tufts Health Plan – through the company’s WorkingWell program – were not so much a one-time, all-out effort, but more a gradual and evolving culture of wellness over the years. “These things take time,” said Lydia Greene, vice president of human resources and diversity. “Patience and creativity absolutely grow a program.” more
Taking time off from work to see the doctor is always an inconvenience, but what if your doctor came to you? Cintas aims to keep its employees healthy by providing a free, on-site clinic. The clinic is open eight hours a week to more than 140 workers at the Cumberland uniform rental plant, and is staffed with a nurse practitioner and chiropractor who are also certified wellness coaches. more
Being educated about your health can make all the difference in the workplace. That’s why Toray Plastics (America) Inc. established a “Know Your Numbers” campaign. The initiative offers free, on-site screenings to employees on vital signs ranging from heart rates to bone density. more
People usually evaluate their health by simple observations: an ache in a joint or a lesion on the skin. As a corporate body, UnitedHealthcare of New England has a striking figure to measure its employees’ health. more
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