The Employ Health Difference
Our cutting edge Health and Wellness programs consistently achieve impressive results. We offer a range of services and develop highly innovative, customised programs based on your specific needs at this point in time. Employ Health’s health and wellbeing programs are simple, easy to access and measurable. In addition, the programs produce tangible benefits for employees which means engagement is high.
Healthy workers, healthy workplace
Enhancing the Health and Wellness of your workforce has widespread benefits and provides a return on investment. Here are just some of the results you can look forward to with our initiatives.
BENEFITS TO YOUR EMPLOYEES
- Feeling happier and healthier
- Feel able to manage their workload better
- Increased concentration
- Improved workplace morale
- Increased motivation
- Better team players
- Increased energy
- Are more goal orientated
- Feel like my employer cares about me
- More likely to be good coworkers and contribute to a positive work morale
BENEFITS TO YOUR BUSINESS
- Increased worker performance and productivity which leads to an increase in profit
- Positive morale in the workplace
- Easier to manage staff
- Reduced potential workers’ compensation costs
- Decrease in presenteeism
- Enhanced company image which will help with recruitment
- Fewer injuries and less loss time
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Workplace health assessments:
Workplace health assessments provide valuable insights in the health risks that exist in your workplace so that you can identify and structure risk minimisation. Our assessments are customised to meet the needs of your business and are facilitated by our team of physiotherapists.
Our confidential assessments are conducted in your workplace, making them convenient for your staff. Each assessment takes around 20 minutes and participants receive immediate feedback and advice based on their results.
Assessment tools used during the assessments include:
- Height and weight (Body Mass Index)
- Waist / Hip ratio
- Blood pressure
- Total blood cholesterol
- Blood glucose
- Percentage body fat
- Cholesterol profile
- Cardiac risk ratios
- Abdominal strength and stability
- Upper limb strength
- Aerobic fitness testing
Workplace physical fitness programs:
Employ Health can facilitate a range of individually tailored physical fitness programs, conducted in your workplace, to help your employees reach their full physical potential. The program components include:
- aerobic endurance
- core stability
- muscle strength
The focus on the program is to improve employee’s physical capacity therefore reducing the potential for future illness or injury.
Health and lifestyle education seminars:
Our clients say they all get so much out of the seminars we conduct in their workplaces. We offer interactive, educational seminars on a range of subjects, aimed to educate and inform your employees on their lifestyle choices.
We engage with your employees to address common lifestyle risks associated with conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity. These chronic illnesses are associated with a range of common musculoskeletal conditions and predictive of disability in the workplace.
Research has found that organizations that promote Health and Wellness have:
2.6 times more profitability
79 times more engagement
4 times higher employee retention
3.6 times more creativity and innovation
Source: Right Management (2009). Wellness and Productivity Management
One study found that on average, employee health and wellbeing programs led to a:
Decrease in sick leave absenteeism by 25.3%
Decrease in workers compensation costs by 40.7%
Decrease in disability management costs by 24.2%
For every $1 invested in employee health and wellbeing, organisations saved $5.81
Source: Chapman, L.S 2007, Proof Positive. An Analysis of the Cost Effectiveness of Worksite Wellness, Seattle: Chapman Institute, cited in HAPIA, Best-Practice Guidelines: Workplace Health in Australia, 15 July 2011, http://www.hapia.com.au/index.html