BeneFIT Corporate Wellness Blog Archives

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Help Keep your Employees Healthy Year-Round: Consider the Gym

Posted: November 28, 2018

There’s good reason the American Heart Association, The American College of Sports Medicine, and other organizations recommend a minimum of 30 minutes of exercise, five days a week. Research shows that exercise lowers blood pressure, lowers cholesterol, and strengthens the heart. It can also lower the risk of developing diabetes and some types of cancer, [...] Read Post

The 2018 OSHA Best Practices Workshop

Posted: November 19, 2018

Exchanging ideas on employee safety, learning about corporate wellness What happens when you get environmental health and safety managers from a varied cross-section of regional businesses together in one room? You get ideas, innovation, and momentum! That was the case at Knoll, the East Greenville, Pa. furniture manufacturing company that hosted the 9th annual 2018 [...] Read Post

Health Coaching: Expert Insights

Posted: November 2, 2018

We invited our national board-certified health coaches and clinical health coach for an honest discussion about their experiences. Here’s what we learned: Read Post

Mental Health at Work: It’s Time to Start Talking about It

Posted: September 24, 2018

“Mental illness is the single greatest cause of worker disability in the United States.” – National Alliance on Mental Illness Considering this startling fact, you may wonder why there isn’t more focus on mental health in the workplace. Our experience as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider to hundreds of small and large businesses has [...] Read Post

Addressing Employee Alcohol and Drug Issues in the Workplace

Posted: July 24, 2018

Lehigh Valley-Based EAP Provides Support with this Sensitive Topic Identifying and intervening appropriately with employees who use are using substances at work can be very challenging for employers. What’s the best way to approach suspected users? What are the legal implications of calling them out? And, how do you treat marijuana use, as legislation [...] Read Post