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Keeping Your Workforce Healthy. Human Maintenance. AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS WORTH A POUND OF CURE. SUPPLY AND DEMAND. BE PROACTIVE CUT THE DEMAND SIDE. Empower the consumer. Curb costs…curb use. Cut the demand for more hospitals, more pills and special equipment and testing.

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BE PROACTIVECUT THE DEMAND SIDE

  • Empower the consumer.

  • Curb costs…curb use.

  • Cut the demand for more hospitals, more pills and special equipment and testing.

  • Educate your workforce.






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CHRONIC DISEASES

  • Heart Disease

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Arthritis

  • Obesity

  • Type 2 Diabetes

  • Osteoporosis

  • Cancer


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THE CONSEQUENCES

  • 17million have diabetes - $240 billion

  • 61% are overweight - $117 billion

  • 19% of all deaths are due to tobacco - $120 billion

  • 150 million workdays lost due to pain

  • $1.7 trillion dollars are spent on healthcare yearly


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POOR LIFESTYLES AFFECTS THE MOTORCOACH INDUSTRY

  • Thousands of dollars in health costs per year per driver

  • Excess illness days

  • Increased turnover

  • Higher accident involvement rate


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WHAT IS BEING DONE RIGHT NOW?

The Federal Motor Carriers Administration published new entry level training

requirements requiring driver wellness.

49CFR 380 Special Training Requirements


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OTHER INITIATIVES

  • Recreational activities for drivers

  • Yearly health risk assessments

  • Coaches

  • Fitness centers

  • Seminars and trainings



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IMPLEMENTING A WORKPLACE HEALTH SYSTEM

  • Commitment from senior management

  • Realistic budget

  • Workplace health committee

  • Comprehensive program based on lifestyle changes

  • Action plan to implement program

  • High visibility

  • Evaluation




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WEIGHT CONTROL / OBESITY # 2

  • Obese drivers have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease than drivers who are of normal weight.

  • Obese drivers are more prone to high blood pressure.

  • Obese drivers have more sleep problems.

  • Obese drivers have a greater chance of getting Type 2 Diabetes.



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DISEASE PREVENTION # 4

  • Warning signs of chronic disease

  • Regular check ups

  • Regulated blood pressure

  • Proactive approach toward disease

  • Regular physical activity

  • Healthy diet

  • Weight control


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PHYSICAL EXERCISE # 5

  • At least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most days.

  • Increase activity. Get away from a sedentary lifestyle!




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STRESS REDUCTION# 8

  • Physical symptoms

  • Mental symptoms

  • Emotional symptoms


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RELAXATION TECHNIQUES# 9

  • Breathing

  • Visualization techniques


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ATTITUDE AND HAPPINESS# 10

A = I have an outstanding attitude most of the time.

B = I have a good attitude most of the time.

C = I have an okay attitude.

D = I need to improve my attitude.

E = I really need to improve my attitude.


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SLEEP AND FATIGUE# 11

  • Depth perception is affected when drivers are tired.

  • Reaction time is delayed.

  • Problem solving ability is significantly reduced.


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DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS # 12

  • Drugs

  • Alcohol

  • Inhalants

  • Smoking

  • Medications


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THE BUS ATHLETE SYSTEM

  • INTERACTIVE GAMEBOOK

  • 2 CD’S – ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

  • LAMINATED STRETCH CARDS

  • TRAINING MODULES

  • EVALUATION MATERIALS


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Focused

Good nutrition

Good attitude

Mentally fit

Well rested

Team player

Motivated

Physically fit

Time management

Free from drugs and alcohol

Good health

THE ATHLETE PHILOSOPHY




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THANK YOU

HAVE A HEALTHY AND SAFE DAY


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