On-Site Physical Fitness Facilities for Employees and Mandatory Fitness Breaks during the Work
This study looks at how organization can invest in physical fitness programs in order to improve the health standards of their employees. The study looks into the implementation of onsite physical fitness facilities and mandatory fitness breaks during the working hours and the impact they may have on the health status of the employees and the organization’s spending on employees’ medical scheme. From the study it comes out clearly that organization have been strained in meeting the medical scheme expenses for their employees. They have resulted to taking measures through implementation of wellness programs which are meant to improve the health status of their employees. organization have implemented wellness programs which include provision of on-site physical fitness facilities and programs which ensure that employee make use of these facilities like mandatory physical fitness breaks during working hours. The study also looks into number of organizations which have implemented these programs and the saving on employee medical health scheme expenses. The study concludes that wellness programs are very vital in improving the health status of employees.