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Health promotion programs, modifiable health risks, and employee absenteeism



Health promotion programs, modifiable health risks, and employee absenteeism



Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 43(1): 36-46



This literature review demonstrates that the health risks and failure of employees to participate in fitness and health promotion programs are associated with higher rates of employee absenteeism. When determining how to manage absenteeism, employers should carefully consider the impact that health promotion programs can have on rates of absenteeism and other employee-related expenses.

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Accession: 010736924

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PMID: 11201768

DOI: 10.1097/00043764-200101000-00009


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