GFA 2015 – Healthy Workplace
We spend nearly 50 hours a week at work, that'snearly 90 thousand hours in our lifetime.
It's vital for the workplace to be a healthyenvironment.
These are the 2015 nominees for Michigan's Healthiest Workplaces.
Companiesand organizations that impact nearly 100,000 employees and their families.
At less than50 employees, Center for Financial Planning where wellness is part of the daily conversations,actions, and intentions for employees and their families.
Crim Fitness Foundation focusedon active transportation.
Everyone has access to a Crim bicycle and helmet.
And SouthwestMichigan First, an organization that understands the team is their most important asset.
Treatyour team well, they'll treat others well.
In the medium category, up to 150 employees,Marsh and McLennan Agency, where wellness helps employees balance work loads, work scheduleson the job and outside the job.
Ramco Gershenson, with fitness Friday's, when everyone goesto the gym together.
And Weightwatchers, where employees are encouraged to invest in themselves,their relationships with coworkers, and the company.
By achieving the benefits of totalhealth.
In the large category, up to 1,000 employees, Crystal Mountain, where employeeshave access to all of the mountain's facilities at no cost or greatly reduced cost as partof their benefits.
Michigan State University Federal Credit Union, where everybody supportseverybody when it comes to health and wellness.
Teamwork is the name of the game.
Kellog Foundation with 3 components: healthy lifestyle, financial fitness, and personalwell being.
Their committee is called Health, which stands for healthy eating, active living,and total harmony.
And the very large companies, with more than 1,000 employees.
With their Optimal You Wellness Program to help their employees to live better lives.
Helping with physical and emotional health, work life balance, physical movement, nutrition,and recognition.
Beaumont Health System, with walking paths clearly marked, enhanced menuoptions and sit-stand work stations.
And finally, Henry Ford Health System.
Reminding employeesthat if they don't take care of themselves, they won't have stamina or energy to deliverexcellent patient care.
They're working to health care workers into healthier people.
Congratulations to Michigan's 2015 Healthy Workplace Nominees.