Category Archives: Health & Safety

Information on wellness programs, safety plans and physical & mental health programs.

4 Critical Points to Communicate about Health Benefits

Open-enrollment period is upon many organizations, and with the complexities of health care reform, increasing costs, and employees relying on employers to educate them on how these matters impact them, having a well-developed communication strategy for your open-enrollment period can … Continue reading

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What To Do About Health Benefits…

What are workplaces doing about health care benefits these days? This is a common question many organizations are asking ERC, in light of the new rules and regulations stemming from health care reform that are beginning to take effect. Research appears to indicate that it’s business as usual for employers… Continue reading

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Helping Employees Weather the Heat

It’s mid-summer and if your organization has employees working in less climate-controlled areas (such as the outdoors, in manufacturing plants, on construction sites, in child care facilities, and even sales people working in the field), it’s an ideal opportunity to help … Continue reading

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How HR Can Help the Overstretched

A key issue affecting many organizations is the problem of workload created by leaner workforces, increasing demands, and maybe even a fear of adding staff in continued uncertain times. New research seems to suggest that large workloads have physical and psychological … Continue reading

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HR Summer Checklist

Memorial Day weekend is a sign that summer is here. After the holiday, however, a host of HR issues will make an annual reappearance…dress code, company picnics and outings, vacation scheduling, “Friday sick days,” and more. We’ve compiled a checklist of … Continue reading

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Planning a Wellness Program

In part 1 of this series we explored how a health and wellness program can be an important part of driving employee success, not to mention the thousands of dollars in health care costs the programs can save. But with … Continue reading

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The Incredible Benefit of Healthy Employees

Part one of this three-part blog series will explore the incredible benefits that a company can realize when implementing a wellness program at work. Aside from the obvious benefit of having happy, healthy employees; companies can save millions of dollars … Continue reading

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