The Well Workplace

Driver Wellness Blog: Sleep

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Jun 22, 2020 7:46:24 AM

Possibly the most important fatigue-fighter is good quality sleep. if your drivers are feeling fatigued each morning and throughout the day, a lack of good quality sleep may be the problem. If so, a lack of sleep can contribute to chronic fatigue and exhaustion. In addition, studies have shown that poor sleep quality can contribute to chronic illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease and even shortened life expectancy. And of course, fatigue has immediate risks to your drivers, including impaired driving and other safety concerns.

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Driver Wellness: Focus on Exercise

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Jun 17, 2020 7:47:07 AM

Focus on Exercise

Your drivers nullare busy folks and they may be thinking they don’t have the time or energy to exercise. But physical activity is critical for keeping energy levels up because it boosts circulation and improves heart health. Active bodies sleep more soundly because exercise helps with stress-management. And we all know that truck driving is a very stressful job.

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Driver Wellness Blog 3: Supplements

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Jun 11, 2020 7:40:24 AM

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Fighting Driver Fatigue: Top 5 Wellness Strategies - Supplements

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A Really Bad Surprise is Returning to Work After COVID

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Jun 11, 2020 7:30:29 AM

A Really Bad Surprise is Returning to Work After COVID

A Really Bad Surprise is Returning to Work After COVID

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Fighting Driver Fatigue: Top 5 Wellness Strategies: Eat, Drink and Be Healthy

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Jun 5, 2020 7:31:17 AM

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Reduce Fatigue with food?

At first glance it seems too simplistic. Can eating the right foods really affect driver fatigue? The answer is a resounding “Yes!” Eating the right food is essential not just to a driver’s overall health but to energy levels as well. If drivers eat too much of the wrong foods, on the other hand, they’ll fatigue much more quickly.

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Workplace Wellness: More than just biometrics...

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Jul 21, 2016 12:11:28 PM

When you hear the term “workplace wellness program,” what comes to mind? You may think of initiatives that include wellness assessments, fitness, nutrition, weight loss, smoking cessation or proactive disease management. While these are important factors to consider when planning a workplace wellness program, there is another important aspect of wellness that employers cannot forget to include: ergonomics.

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Ways to Promote Wellness in the Workplace: Senior Leadership

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Apr 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Effective workplace wellness programs offer the potential to change lives, offering everyone in an organization the opportunity to take steps to improve their own health and well-being. These programs help participants improve overall health and fitness, aid in eliminating or controlling risk factors for chronic health issues, and assist in managing existing health issues to minimize their impact on daily life, among other benefits. Wellness programs also benefit employers in terms of increased productivity, reduced worker absenteeism, and lower health care costs.

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Wellness in the Workplace: What Kind of Example are You Setting?

Posted by Deborah Lechner
Mar 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Wellness in the workplace is an important factor in employee health and safety, which, in turn, plays an important role in keeping your workforce engaged and productive and your company on solid financial ground. For these reasons, wellness programs are becoming a priority for a growing number of employers.

However, as anyone in HR knows, having a wellness program doesn't necessarily mean that employees will jump at the chance to participate. So how can you get employees on board with your plan to improve wellness in the workplace? While there is no magic means to get everyone engaged, you'll likely find it easier to motivate employees if you're clearly practicing what you preach. So, the question is this: What kind of example are you setting?

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