Workplace Health Programs

The Health and Productivity Institute of Australia (HAPIA) reports that workplace health programs result in improved productivity.

HAPIA reports a:

  • 25% average decrease in sick leave absenteeism
  • 40% decrease in workers compensation costs (which can be a huge drain on costs of business )
  • 24% decrease in disability management costs
  • $5.81 savings for every $1 invested in employee wellbeing

The main drivers for work health programs

According to HAPIA the main drivers for implementing work health programs are:

  • reducing absence and improving employee productivity
  • managing an ageing workforce
  • improving workforce morale and engagement
  • reducing workers compensation costs
  • demonstrating corporate social responsibility
  • being an ‘employer of choice’

The benefits of such programs according to HAPIA

  • greater job satisfaction
  • reduced staff-related costs
  • improved employee engagement
  • less absenteeism
  • higher productivity and ultimately
  • higher profits

To learn more about the workplace health programs we offer, please phone 02 9290 3259.

About the author

Dr. John Cummins, consultant physician and CEO, specializes in preventative medicine and longevity. With over 30 years of experience, he integrates technology with evidence-based practices to enhance health outcomes.

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