It’s National Public Health Week and this year’s theme is,”Public Health is ROI: Save Lives, Save Money.” National Public Health week was started in 1995 and continues to time of year to think about what we are doing to increase our health, happiness and productivity.
The cost of obesity among full-time employees is at over $73 billion dollars, this includes the loss of productivity and medical costs. By simply investing in workplace wellness solutions companies and the public at large benefit from the increase in health and the decrease in work related injuries and loss of productivity.
Our National Public Health Week Inforgraphic illustrates the issues we are facing as a work force and as a citizens. Take a look and learn how to change habits to make your workplace, community, and home happier and healthier.
Date: April 4th, 2013