figure is one trillion dollars. It’s the estimated amount
that businesses lose to poor employee health over the course
of a year. It’s a staggering amount, especially when
you consider that much of these costs could be prevented.
are many problems that cut into the productivity of your business.
Workers’ Compensation Costs. Disability claims and litigation.
Absenteeism. The high cost of health care and prescription
drug benefits. On-the-job injuries. Add to this new demographic
trends, such as a work force that is aging, highly stressed
and increasingly overweight, and it’s easy to see why
health issues impact businesses.
all of these factors are within your control, but there are
steps you can take to improve the health, safety and productivity
of your employees. An Occupational Health Nurse can make sure
you are in compliance with laws and regulations governing
employee health, and work with you to proactively improve
workplace health through:
An occupational health and safety program for your company
Disease management programs, which can find undiagnosed medical
conditions that decrease productivity
Worksite health and wellness programs focusing on increasing
personal health (such as smoking cessation and weight lost)
and prevention (such as workplace hygiene or flu shots)
Identification and addressing of potential ergonomic hazards
in the world environment, decreasing the likelihood of costly
injuries to employee musculoskeletal systems
Improving employee morale and loyalty by showing a “we
care” attitude toward workplace health and safety issues.
offers complete WorkCare Occupational Health Nurse services
that can be customized to fit the needs of your company.
Talese Turner, RN/COHN - WHSS WorkCare Nurse
Phone: 330-966-4755 Email: email@example.com
A graduate of Walsh University,
with an Associate of Applied Science degree in nursing, Talese has worked exclusively in Occupational Health with WHSS since 1989. Talese is a member of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses.
- Certified Occupational Health Nurse
- Certified First Aid Instructor
- Instructor for the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support
- Certified Instructor for CPR
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