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Corporate Health & Wellness Program Statistics & Growing Trends

“Without a doubt, RMI (Repetitive-Motion Injury) cases are ballooning; they’ve increased 13-fold in the past decade. Repetitive stress injuries account for nearly $20 billion in workers’ comp costs annually and an estimated $100 billion in lost productivity and turnover. Smart businesses aren’t waiting for regulations or lawsuits regarding repetitive stress injuries to prompt action.

Inc. Magazine

In a nationwide survey of 1,700 companies, the Washington Business Group on Health found that 32% of the companies with 50 or more employees have a physical fitness program; almost 64% of the companies with 750 or more employees have corporate wellness programs.

Crain’s New York Business Magazine

“The evidence pointing to the success of fitness programs improving employee health practices, reducing medical and disability costs, and improving productivity is indisputable.”

Kenneth R. Peletier, pH.D.
American Journal of Health

Annual Employee Turnover:
British Columbia Hydroelectric employees revealed a turnover rate of 3.5% for fitness program participants, compared with a company average of 10.3%.

Benefits of Employee Health Programs,
Cigna, 1991.

The Canadian Life Assurance Company found turnover among fitness program participants was 32.4% lower over a seven-year period compared with non-participants.

Canadian Journal of Public Health, Peter Leatt,,
January/February, 1988.


Tenneco found that those who participate in its’ corporate wellness program were 13% less likely to leave than other employees.

Business & Health, Kathleen Doherty,
February 1989



Reduce Employee Absenteeism

Mesa Petroleum’s absenteeism was over 50% lower than the national industry average as a result of its’ fitness program – 1.6 days per year, compared to the national industry average of 3.4 days per year.

Reports on Mesa Corporate Health and Fitness Program,
Mesa, Inc., 1990.


Northern Gas Co. employees who are in the corporate wellness program have 80% fewer sick days than non-exercising employees.

Health Promotion and Education Programs,
Riverside Occupation Health Services, 1991.

DuPont showed that blue collar employees in its’ corporate wellness program used 14% fewer disability days than non-participants, resulting in a total of 11,726 fewer net disability days for the company.

American Journal of Health Promotion,
Kenneth R. Pelletier, Editor, March/April 1991.

The Dallas, Texas Police department reported a 29% decrease in sick leave for its’ fitness program participants, while non-participants sick leave increased by 5%.

Company sponsored Employee Fitness Programs,
The Associations for Fitness in Business, 1991.