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3. Two factors have contributed to the decrease in occupational illnesses and injuries. What are they? The two factors that have contributed to the decrease in occupational illnesses and injuries are enhanced job safety training over the past 20 years and greater compliance with safety and health standards by both employers and employees. 4. Identify three lifestyle changes that a preventive or wellness program encourages employees to make. According to Ivancevich and Konopaske (2013), the three lifestyle changes that a preventive or
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wellness program encourages employees to make are: consumption of better nutrition, establish regular exercise activities, and annual physical examinations. Physical activities and fitness are extremely important to overall health. Employers should promote fitness on the jobs and at their workplace. One research study by American College of Sports Medicine found that employees who usually spend “30 to 60 minutes at lunch exercising reported an average performance boost of 15%.” (Holmes, 2014). Reference Ivancevich, J. M., & Konopaske, R. (2013). Human resource management (12th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
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