Absenteeism costs UK business £32 billion a year (HSE 2011) muscular skeletal disorders such as back pain, RSI and stress where the most commonly reportedly illnesses in absenteeism.
Muscular skeletal disorders – 9.3 million days lost. Stress and depression – 9.8 million days lost
Early Intervention Reduces Sickness, Absenteeism and Costs
Implementing my back care workshops,and related health programmes will help reduce sickness absence, and compensation claims, while maintaining job retention and increasing productivity.
Company Success Measured by Employee Satisfaction?
As an employer it is in your interests to help your employees to reduce and manage such illness by supporting their well being through the workplace. Workers will spend less time off work with MSDs if they are given key medical advice on prevention and practical advice on staying active, without aggravating their problem (Dr M Du Bois Uni of Leuven, Belgium 2012). Companies are increasingly using employee satisfaction and well being as a measure of company success. This makes sense as Governments will make organisations realise the burden to them of an unhealthy workforce and encourage measures to change this.
“GIVE YOUR EMPLOYEES AN UNFAIR ADVANTAGE”
Your place-of-work can now access my Professional Services, for help with: