Prevention Of Across With Common Health Concerns

916 WordsJun 25, 20154 Pages
Program: Promotion of stretching in cubicles to decrease health concerns Target Audience: Employees Company: Caption-Call, Sorensen 's Company Recent studies have shown a linkage between long periods of sitting down with common health status. These health concerns consist of; obesity, metabolic syndrome, increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, abnormal cholesterol levels, cardiovascular disease, mental health, and work-related Musculoskeletal Disorder disease. All of mentioned can lead to and increase the risk of death. According to the World Health Organization, in 2012 the leading cause of death was cardiovascular disease. In 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults, were overweight and over 600 million were obese (WHO, 2015), and…show more content…
Employee 's should be encouraged to report and participate in the program provide for their benefit. During a team meeting the following should be discussed; health concerns, prevention methods, and legal documentation of the knowledge provide for future reference so the company is protected by legal records. Furthermore, the resolution to this dilemma simple; stretching is a form of physical exercise in which specific muscle groups is deliberately flexed or stretched to improve muscle elasticity and to achieve comfortable muscle tone (Dictionary, 2015). If Employer 's provide employees with light stretches which they can perform at their cubicles when off calls risks of health concerns will decrease within time. Here are some of the benefits from stretching. Benefits of Stretching: • Stretching increases blood supply and nutrients to joint structures/soft tissues. • Stretching reduces fatigue. • Stretching improves muscle coordination. • Stretching increases joint synovial fluid which reduces joint degeneration. • Stretching realigns soft tissue structures, which help maintain good posture in activities of daily living. (Ergonomics Plus, 2015) Risk Factors: • Employee 's Health. • Company Ethics if risk factors are known and the solution is not provided. • Legal prosecution. • Lack of efficacy and accuracy on calls because of health concerns (back pain, head-aches, carpal
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