Workplace Health and Wellness Plan Statistics tell a clear story – They are effective and they save businesses money. You end up with happier and healthier employees – not to mention having a great recruiting tool.
• 13 large research studies that calculated benefit/cost ratios showed that the savings from Corporate Wellness Programs are much greater than their cost, with medical cost savings averaging $3.48 and the rates of absenteeism savings averaging $5.82 per dollar invested in the Corporate Wellness Programs.
• An Ipsos-Reid Workplace Health and Wellness Plan statistics paper in 2004 found the three major preventable causes of staff absenteeism to be mental health (anxiety and/or depression), stress and a bad relationship with a supervisor. Both mental health and stress can be positively influenced with a physical exercise program.
• Workplace Health and Wellness Plan Statistics from Prudential Insurance reveal a benefit expense of $312 per person enrolled in their wellness system, but $574 per non-enrolled worker.
• At the Coors Brewing Co., Workplace Health and Wellness Plan Statistics illuminate a savings of $5.50 per $1 spent on physical fitness, with a positive side-effect of participant absenteeism dropping by 18%.
• Coca-Cola’s physical fitness program recouped $500 per year per worker, despite the fact that only 60% of their staff was enrolled.