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CLASS ACT: Jolene Rambone, foreground, a Blue Cross health educator, leads a class that includes, from left: Brandon Ward, Cheryl Dumas, Seth Daley, Katie Kasulaitis, Lori DeSimone and Cheryl Kasulaitis. / PBN PHOTO/

Promoting healthy habits among employees

CharterCare Health Partners, a hospital system that includes Roger Williams Medical Center, St. Joseph’s Health Services and Elmhurst Extended Care, offers a smorgasbord of...
BODY AND HEALTH: Partridge Snow & Hahn employees Ellie Malloy, background, and Robin M. Kuznitz take advantage of the law firm’s on-site gym to meet their fitness goals. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

When it comes to wellness, all bases covered

The wellness goal at Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP is simple: Keep the employees healthy and happy for as long as possible. The business-law firm,...
IT STARTS AT THE TABLE: FM Global employees Kimberly Pepin, left, and Carleen Derziotis take advantage of the company’s recently instituted weekly fruit and vegetable market to eat healthy foods. / PBN PHOTO/

FM Global’s health efforts loud and clear

Eight-seven percent of FM Global’s employees said that health and wellness has become part of the company’s culture, according to the most recent employee...
ADDING CAPACITY: Arpin Group has created a new space at its West Warwick headquarters that can be used for exercise classes as well as media presentations. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD

Detecting issues early on

It is easy to strain a back or pinch a nerve by moving heavy boxes. Imagine doing it for a living. Each year, when the...
MASSAGING RESULTS: Amica brings JoAnne Morrissy to the company’s headquarters campus in Lincoln to massage employees. Here she works on Dori Venditti, program manager of the company fitness center. / PBN PHOTO/

At Amica, health efforts go way back

Paul E. Kandarian CONTRIBUTING WRITER Lincoln-based Amica Mutual Insurance Co. walks the healthy walk – quite literally. It’s not uncommon, particularly on sunny days, to see...
MUTUAL EFFORT: Beacon Mutual Insurance ergonomic consultant Lori Wall, standing, shows nurse consultant Jennifer Nitanya Barlow, how to adjust an ergonomic chair. / PBN PHOTO/NATALJA KENT

Employees crucial link in wellness planning

The road to a healthy workplace starts the first day of work at The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co., when an in-house ergonomics professional helps...
ON THE RIGHT PATH: As part of AAA Southern New England’s wellness program, Samuel Reyes, branch manager for the Royal Little Drive branch in Providence, wears a pedometer on his pocket to count how many steps he takes each workday. / PBN PHOTO/NATALJA KENT

AAA wellness efforts move in right direction

On the walking track outside its corporate headquarters on Royal Little Drive in Providence, employees of AAA Southern New England can frequently be seen...

R.I. companies make Inc. Magazine’s 2011 fastest-growing companies list

(Corrected, 8:30 p.m., Aug. 15)NEW YORK - Fifteen Rhode Island companies and seven in neighboring Bristol County, Mass., made Inc. Magazine’s 2011 ranking of...

David Rozen

Age: 39Why did you select your profession? My early years at Fidelity Capital Markets as a bond trader and my real estate-development background prepared me...

Damian Ewens

Age: 36Why did you select your profession? I grew up in a family of educators so it wasn’t a huge psychic leap to begin...
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