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Cummins recognized for promoting healthy lifestyles

Posted on July 28, 2009

Cummins Inc. was recognized with the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles Gold award by the National Business Group on Health for its programs promoting a healthy workplace and for helping its employees and their families make better choices about their own health and well-being.

Cummins was among 63 employers that received the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award at the Joint Summit of the Institutes on Health Care Costs and Solutions & the Costs and Health Effects of Obesity.

The company's health improvement programs include health coaching, disease management, smoking cessation, weight management and expert medical opinion services. Cummins' innovative Total Health Training Camp and online decision support tools help employees receive high-quality care.

Winners of the Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles awards were honored in one of three categories: Platinum, for established programs with measurable outcomes; Gold, for creating cultural and environmental changes that support employees who have made a commitment to long-term behavior changes; and Silver, for those employers who have launched significant programs or services to promote living a healthier lifestyle.

 

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