Workplace wellness: High Companies
Heather Woolridge | 02.25.14
Employees who participate in biometric screenings and health challenges can save hundreds on health insurance.
To combat rising healthcare costs, the High Companies in Lancaster launched a companywide health management program.
"We started right away with focusing on tobacco. We realized how much tobacco affects health," says Darryl Gordon, VP of Human Resources for High Companies. "We had 423 of our coworkers that used tobacco. Since we started with the program in 2012, we’ve had 119 that went tobacco free."
Employees who participate in biometric screenings and health challenges can save hundreds on health insurance. Onsite fitness equipment encourages daily exercise. Even the vending machines help employees stay on track.
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