Posts Tagged ‘obesity’
The Obesity Epidemic and Workers Comp Costs – What Is Their Connection?
A study conducted by the Duke University Medical Center found that obese workers file twice as many workers’ compensation claims, were absent from work 13 more days from a work-related injury and had seven times higher medical costs for claims than the average non-obese employee.Read More
Extra Pounds, Higher Life Insurance Rates
The cost of life insurance relies on a number of factors, but none carry a greater weight than, well – your weight.Read More