Essay on Encouraging Workers To Stay Fit And Healthy At

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ENCOURAGING WORKERS TO STAY FIT
AND HEALTHY AT WORK

Source: <www.ciphr.com/blog/how-to-break-free-from-8-unhealthywork-habits/>

Noppanat Verayangkura (Bomb)
Student ID: 3499236 Date: 15 December 2014

Introduction



Unhealthy working behaviour at work
Costs more than $ 10.9 billion
$4.7 billion in absenteeism
$6.1 billion in reduced productivity
$146 million in compensation claims



Motivate workers

Findings




Believing
Learning and developing
Using leader

Findings

Table 1: Main Reasons people joined the program
Reason

% to which this was important

Improve health

90

Company funded

34

Curious – wanting to learn

29

Able to attend despite shifts

18

Participate with workmates

16

Attractive presenter

12

Group learning

11

Sounded fun

7

Past success of comp

3

Forced to attend

1

Source: Scanes, L (ND), p. 6, viewed 22th November 2014,
<www.qrc.org.au/conference/_dbase_upl/03_spk013_Scanes.pdf>

Conclusion o o o o

Make people believe in their own capabilities Creating new activities which involved with learning and improving
Company funding
Motivate other people to take action

Recommendations





Create environment in which health is major concern
Create a variety of health programs
Partially-funded and fully-funded programs
Create health leaders from all sectors of the company

Summary


the healthier the worker is the more efficient and effective work

Reference List


Loren R. Dyck PhD, SPHR, CHRP & Kathi J. Lovelace, 2012, Finding a fit with fitness:
Applying intentional change theory in worksite…