Tuesday, October 2, 2018
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In 2013, GE Appliances’ Louisville, KY facility had an imperative to improve the “factory fitness” of their employees and their abilities to perform essential job functions. Significant injury rates, skyrocketing workers compensation claims and escalating health plan costs posed significant concerns. The company’s senior leaders recognized these trends threatened business viability and embarked upon an all-hands-on-deck mission to reverse them. The company engaged the workforce from every level of the organization – from the CEO to the assembly line worker on the factory floor – and fundamentally retooled its approaches to supporting health and well-being throughout the entire employee life cycle. Presenters will demonstrate how this holistic approach resulted in not only significantly improved health outcomes and reduced healthcare costs, but also meaningful impact on building a culture of health.