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Organizations that foster health and safety at work have healthier, happier employees—and healthier bottom lines, too. It’s more than good business. It’s good business strategy.
Hilltop Community Resources, based in Grand Junction, was awarded the 2015 Governor’s Award for Worksite Wellness at today’s Colorado Culture of Health Conference. The conference was sponsored by the Governor’s Office and the Governor’s Council for Active and Healthy Lifestyles.Hilltop’s 647 employees provide direct services to more than 20,000 individuals in Mesa, Delta, Montrose, and Ouray counties. Hilltop was selected from five finalists, including CoBiz Financial, Pinnacol Assurance, East West Resorts, and Sky Ridge Medical Center.Read More »
Join us at the Healthy Mountain Business Symposium sponsored by the Northwest Colorado Small Business Development Center. Connect with business leaders to discuss innovative services to maximize profits for rural/resort regions of Colorado. The Keynote spreader is Meridith Marshall, Health & Wellness Champion and Senior Regional Manager for Regional Development. Office of Economic Development & International Trade. This event will be held on Thursday, May 7th, 2015 from 8 AM-5 PM at the Colorado Mountain College in BreckenridgeRead More »
Gov. John Hickenlooper announced an education effort to address the growing problem of the abuse of prescription drugs during a Feb. 24 news conference at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The campaign titled “Take Meds Seriously” is aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse and misuse in the state and includes focusing on safe use, storage and disposal, and is part of a statewide effort by the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention to bring attention to the issue.Read More »
From the very inception of PorchLight we have always had a wellness program. I know from personal experience that if I am fit and healthy I am happier overall and get more done in less time. Healthy people are happy people. That is why health and fitness are imbedded in PorchLight's company culture.
Our number one concern in the electric utility industry is safety. At San Isabel Electric, we believe safety and a healthy workforce goes hand in hand. We promote programs that support several aspect of wellness including good nutrition, physical activity, stress management and mental and emotional well-being. Aside from the rewards our fellow employees reap from a healthy lifestyle, our co-op also benefits financially as we are better able to manage insurance costs and work-related injuries.
Employee, San Isabel Electric Association, Inc.
NIOSH looks forward to partnering with Health Links in improving the health, safety and productivity of America’s workers. The goal of the NIOSH Total Worker Health Program is to improve the health and safety of workers both on and off the job. Health Links advances this goal in a vital part of the American economy – small businesses. To succeed in today’s competitive and rapidly-changing markets, small businesses must focus on improving the health of their workers. It’s one of the best ways to recruit and retain capable employees, and that’s the way to achieve economic advantage.
John Howard, MD, MPH, JD, LLM