"Get the Skinny on Obesity," and downloadable e-book, was recently published by Ira S. Wolfe, founder of Success Performance Solutions and author of The Perfect Labor Storm.
With health care costs rising and waistlines expanding, Wolfe has compiled dozens of obesity-related facts highlighting the impact obesity has on workplace productivity and business profits.
To receive a free copy of "Get the Skinny on Obesity", email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below are just a few of the many facts included in the e-book.
Obese employees are twice as likely to be absent 14 or more times per year. Source: HR Magazine, March 2004
Paid sick leave associated with obesity costs employers an estimated $2.4 billion per year. Source: HR Magazine, March 2004
25% of obese workers under-perform because of infirmities related to their weight. Source: HR Magazine, March 2004
Obesity is associated with 39 million lost work days. Source: HR Magazine, March 2004