While measuring employee health can be challenging, integrated approaches to employee health, safety and wellbeing lead to better business outcomes, according to Robert McLellan, chief of occupational and environmental medicine at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. The 10th annual Health and Well-Being Survey from Fidelity Investments and the National Business Group on Health found that 40% of corporate well-being programs include incentives for employees and their spouses/domestic partners to participate in these programs. After dealing with personal health issues and the associated costs, materials manufacturer 3form’s CFO Wynn Clayton pushed for a companywide program to benefit employee health financially and physically. Following the opening of the facility, 3form implemented a policy that says employees who use the gym and comply with a set of health metrics would qualify for discounts on monthly healthcare payments. If a health risk assessment yields results outside the standards defined by 3form’s new insurance program, employees must address results and determine how to get themselves back within the standards with their physician, Clayton explains. 3form products can be seen throughout the space: Shower doors are 3form’s Painterly pattern in pressed glass, dressing rooms have sliding 3form doors, a feature wall in the locker room is made of Varia Ecoresin resin panels, all counter tops are rigid and durable Chroma products and Struttura room dividers can be found between rooms. The employees are embracing the space and the program.
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