NBIC makes it clear the company cares about its employees’ well-being

Updated at 1:40 p.m., Aug. 9, 2019

Healthiest Employers of Rhode Island 2019
2-149 EMPLOYEES #4: Narragansett Bay Insurance Co.

CEO (or equivalent): Timothy Moura,
Number of employees: 115

NARRAGANSETT BAY INSURANCE CO. is dedicated to bringing healthy habits into the workplace through a variety of wellness initiatives. A recent survey showed 76% of the employees feel the company cares about their health.

For example, there’s Fruit Monday, when employees are encouraged to take in healthy nutrition thanks to a free snack of seasonal fruit offered at the cafeteria on the first Monday of each month. And on the third Thursday of every month, Narragansett offers free, 15-minute chair massages.

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The Commit to Be Fit program includes sit/stand desks that allow for movement throughout the day. There’s also an on-site fitness facility, and the company recently created a lunchtime walking club.

Narragansett also has a designated “wellness room” where employees can go for some quiet downtime during the day. One employee found that using the wellness room one or two times a day helped alleviate the migraines he used to get at the end of the day.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story gave an erroneous name for the company’s chief executive. Timothy Moura is the president of Narragansett Bay Insurance Co.

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