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Energex – Employee Wellness Program: Dr Shane Rogerson PH.D Energex Health and Wellness Consultant

QUESTION: Why did we start out program?

ANSWER: Because health promotion in the workplace is in everyone’s best interest.

QUESTION: What types of initiatives have we implemented?

ANSWER:

  • health assessments
  • flu vaccinations
  • health blogs
  • video education
  • global corporate challenge
  • a dedicated mental health program.

QUESTION: What types of outcomes have we achieved?

ANSWER:

  • The percentage of overweight staff has decreased by 4%
  • High cardiovascular risk has decreased from 7% to 2%
  • Employee perceptions of Energex being a business that cares about mental health have improved by 68%

QUESTION: What is one tip you would give to companies starting out?

ANSWER: Health promotion should not be boring… use humour and creativity to engage your staff.

QUESTION: As an example…

ANSWER: Here are some screenshots from our video blogs

[DESCRIPTION] Video one shows a man smiling while eating a donut, the icing is all over his face.

Video two shows a man dressed up as an old fashioned news presenter talking into a microphone

Video three shows a man lying in bed with a wig on.

Thanks for watching.

This has been an Energex employee wellness program production. Energex positive energy

Please note: this initiative was previously known as Workplaces for Wellness. For a short period, many resources will still refer to Workplaces for Wellness.