Employer Profiles

The workplace health programs listed below represent a diverse group of programs among small employers in different industry sectors and regions of the country. These profiles were gathered during the planning and development phase of the CDC Work@Health® employer-based workplace health training program through telephone interviews.

None of the employers featured have participated directly in the program. The profiles are intended to provide examples of successful workplace health programs and strategies while also acknowledging some common challenges faced by employers. They are not intended as endorsements. For more information on developing workplace health programs, please visit www.cdc.gov/workplacehealthpromotion/.

Employer Profiles
ASTHO %26ndash; Drawing of arm muscle as it lifts an object. Farmer%26rsquo;s Rural Electric Cooperative %26ndash; Photo of physician holding apple while speaking to patient. Kahler Slater %26ndash; Photo of two cyclists, a man and a woman, wearing helmets.
ASTHO’s workplace health program participation rises due to health and wellness credits Farmer’s Rural Electric Cooperative human resources coordinator says “safety and wellness rock!” Kahler Slater, Inc. CEO credited with the success of the firm’s workplace health program, in which 98% of employees participate
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials [PDF-747K] Farmer’s Rural Electric Coop [PDF-562K] Kahler Slater, Inc. [PDF-730K]



Employer Profiles
Lincoln Industries %26ndash; Photo of two women employees standing on a snow-capped peak holding a Lincoln Industries banner. Northern Plains Railroad %26ndash; Photo of several employees doing pushups in a field outside a company facility. Sakakawea Medical Center %26ndash; Woman employee undergoing blood screening by medical personnel.
Lincoln Industries Wellness Manager says the company’s workplace health program has brought a 3-to-1 return on investment in it Northern Plains Railroad Inc., workplace health plan has 27 percent of the company’s employees now participating in its tobacco-free program Sakakawea Medical Center’s staff lose weight and lower blood pressure since its workplace health program began
Lincoln Industries [PDF-747K] Northern Plains Railroad Inc. [PDF-759K] Sakakawea Medical Center [PFD-685K]



Employer Profiles
Shape Corp. %26ndash; photo of stationary bikes in company fitness facility. Spectrum Aeromed %26ndash; Photo of two women Fitbit winners of the company Baseball Stadium Challenge. Walker %26amp; Dunlop %26ndash; Photo of woman working out on exercise ball with dumbbells in company gym.
Shape Corp.’s wellness manager says the company’s workplace health program protects its “most important asset” – its employees Spectrum Aeromed credits its workplace wellness program with a 7 percent reduction in health insurance premiums Walker & Dunlop Inc. benefits coordinator says participation in the company’s workplace health program has risen and absences have fallen
Shape Corp [PDF-526K] Spectrum Aeromed [PDF-700K] Walker & Dunlop [PDF-594K]