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How HR Can Help Employees Stay Alert

August 1, 1993
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There are nine switches to control alertness. Once you know what the switches are, you can help employees turn them on and off.
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HR Is Solving Shift-work Problems

August 1, 1993
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Shift workers suffer from such problems as sleep deprivation and higher divorce rates. Companies that take these concerns seriously and help employees adapt to shift work have fewer accidents, lower turnover and higher productivity rates.
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Employees Exercise To Prevent Injuries

July 1, 1993
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In preparation for the physical work of their jobs, production employees at an Indiana carmaker receive physical conditioning that includes aerobic and stretching exercises.
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The Shaping of an Exercise Program

July 1, 1993
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Lafayette, Indiana-based Subaru-Isuzu (SIA) has take their exercise program through lots of planning, careful implementation and many revisions so that they could minimize workplace injuries, such as strained muscles and repetitive-motion injuries. The program has expanded to include aerobics and more-intensive general exercises.
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Managing Mental Health Costs Is a Balancing Act

March 1, 1993
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Following some basic managed-care guidelines can help you effectively balance employee mental-health-care needs with fiscal responsibility.
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Financial Help for Terminally Ill

January 1, 1993
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Terminally ill employees are seeking the help of HR in taking advantage of viatical settlements, which enable people to sell their life insurance policies for cash. Here's what you should know.
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Seven Ways HR Can Help with Viatical Settlements

January 1, 1993
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A person facing terminal illness, in a sense, is someone thrown into premature retirement and who needs to consider current and future expenses. Here are a few things to consider when counseling a terminally ill employee.
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A New Idea in Health Care Partnering

October 1, 1992
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The center will be an extension of the physician's efforts to improve enrollees' health status , so that people aren't just left to their own devices.
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1992 Financial Impact Optimas Award Profile Deere & Co.

October 1, 1992
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What started out as an attempt to manage its own health care costs has turned into a health care subsidiary that generates revenue for Deere.
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Sony Promotes Wellness To Stabilize Health Care Costs

September 1, 1992
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After studying three years' worth of medical claims, Sony embarked on an Employee Wellness Campaign designed to raise the health-consciousness of employees. The company also has introduced a PPO option to the employee health plan.
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