Wellness

10 Ways to Build a Healthy Workplace [Photo Gallery]

Leigh Stringer, LEED AP, author of The Healthy Workplace, works for EYP, an architecture, engineering and building technology firm and is a workplace strategy expert and researcher. Her work has been covered by CNN, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal and Good Morning America.

According to her, taking these 10 tips to heart can really change the health of the workplace and the employees in it. Studies show that unhealthy work habits, like staring at computer screens and rushing through fast-food lunches are taking their toll in the form of increased absenteeism, lost productivity and higher insurance costs, but it doesn't have to be that way. Companies such as Google, Apple, Aetna, and Johnson & Johnson have used innovative techniques to incorporate healthy habits and practices into the workday and into their culture with impressive ROI.

 

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