Articles Tagged with ''incentives''

National Gift Card celebrates 10 years of growth with new, larger headquarters, fulfillment center

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National Gift Card Corp. (NGC), North America’s leading provider of B2B gift card solutions, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and will be moving its headquarters and fulfillment center this month to a new 52,000 square foot facility in Crystal Lake, Ill.


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Public right to know and occupational safety and health in the 21st century

By Gary Rosenblum, CIH, ARM

Occupational safety regulation needs to emerge from the 19th century concept that employers have to right to privately injure employees, and instead use the sunshine of modern public transparency to spotlight employer’s risk based safety performance.


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Money – safety incentives

By Mike Williamsen Ph.D., CSP

A topic that never seems to go away is safety incentives. One of our Safety Perception Survey questions deals with the concept of whether employees would work more safely if they were paid more for doing so?  Once again today a customer posed this question as it is a frequent battleground for the 900 or so separate organizations they are responsible to assist with safety.


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Company to study effectiveness of its workplace wellness programs

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Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and the American Heart Association (AHA) are teaming up to conduct a first-of-its-kind research collaboration to study the effectiveness of workplace wellness initiatives offered at KKR and its portfolio companies.


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ASSE backs VPP, wants I2P2 standard

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OSHA’s beleaguered VPP is getting strong support from the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). “All of OSHA should be in VPP,” said ASSE President Richard A. Pollock, CSP, in a letter to Rep. Timothy L. Walberg, chair of the U.S. Subcommittee on Workforce Protections’ Committee on Education and the Workforce.


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Health Groups offer guidance for outcomes-based wellness program incentives

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A new initiative by a group of leading health care organizations has produced guidance for the use of outcomes-based incentives in employer-sponsored wellness (or health management) programs.
 


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Thanks a lot OSHA, for classifying performance measurement systems based on injuries as discriminatory

By Tom Lawrence CSP, P.E.

I have comments and questions about OSHA’s March 12, 2012 memorandum with the subject line: “Employer Safety Incentives and Disincentive Policies and Practices.”


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More U.S. companies using rewards and penalties with employee health programs

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Rising health care costs are prompting an increasing number of companies to encourage participation in employee health management programs through financial incentives and penalties, according to new research by Towers Watson (NYSE, NASDAQ:TW), a global professional services company, and the National Business Group on Health.


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“Thank you” Power

Far-reaching results of two simple words
By DJ Borbidge
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Recently, I called customer service for a company I do business with.


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Let’s get personal

Don’t underestimate the impact of your reward choices
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I have been helping companies implement safety incentive programs for many decades, and one decision that is constantly underappreciated is the selection of specific rewards to use as incentives for safe behavior.


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