A recent survey of 129 mid-sized employers regarding their employee wellness programs found that many employers are adding mental health and financial health to their basic physical health programs.
If you or your employees work in a field and location where winter weather presents some safety concerns, you may wish to take some precautions. Winter presents safety hazards in possible frostbite, wind-chapped skin, and hypothermia, and winter weather can often be severe enough to cause amputation or death. The following are some free tips to offer your employees if they are working in severe winter elements:
A recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) found that 85 percent of workplaces have a smoking policy, and that 44 percent of respondents indicated that vaping (the use of electronic cigarettes or other personal vaporizers that atomize nicotine liquid) is addressed in their organizations' smoking policies. In addition, one-third of organizations surveyed that currently had no vaping policy plan to create one this year.