How to Get Your Truck Drivers to Actually Use Your Wellness Program

Jill GouletHealth Insurance, Risk Management, Trucking and Transportation, Workers Compensation

Truck drivers have unique health concerns. An NIOSH survey found that 50% are smokers and 70% are obese. They’re prone to heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, kidney failure, back problems, and motor vehicle accidents related to fatigue and stress. These problems can lead to a loss of their Medical Examiner’s Certificate and their CDLs. You want your staff to … Read More

Employee Wellness: A Prescription for Fruits and Veggies

srfmAdminEmployee Benefits

Employee Wellness: A Prescription for Fruits and Veggies With bad cholesterol, depression, high blood pressure, and obesity all steadily threatening America’s well-being, some healthcare professionals are trying a new, simpler prescription- eat your fruits and vegetables by starting Employee Wellness Programs. In a partnership between health care providers and farmers market partners, the Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program (FVRx) provides … Read More