Life Corporation (NYSE: PL) has been recognized as a Platinum-Level
Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping
employees eat better and stay active.
“We are excited to be recognized by the American Heart Association as a
Fit-Friendly Worksite,” said Jimmie Bottcher, wellness director for
Protective. “Our commitment to wellness over the past 25 years has paid
dividends not only for our employees but also for Protective. We
recognize that happy, healthy employees are more productive, and that
yields positive results for the company.”
To obtain Platinum-Level status in the program, employers must do the
Offer employees physical activity options in the workplace.
Increase healthy eating options at the worksite.
Promote a wellness culture in the workplace.
Implement at least nine criteria outlined by the American Heart
Association in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture.
Demonstrate measureable outcomes related to workplace wellness.
At Protective, the wellness program is robust, including onsite access
at the Birmingham headquarters to a fitness center, an acute care clinic
with a nurse practitioner, a registered dietician, an employee
assistance program counselor and a massage therapist. Additionally, all
employees can participate in the Virgin HealthMiles pedometer program
and “Proactive,” a program which offers health insurance premium
reductions for participation in two of three health measurements.
To learn more about the Fit-Friendly Worksites program, visit www.startwalkingnow.org.
For more information about Protective Life Corporation, please visit www.protective.com.
ABOUT PROTECTIVE LIFE CORPORATION
Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., Protective
Life Corporation (NYSE:PL) is a financial services holding company.
The company’s primary subsidiary was established in 1907 and today still
exhibits the steadfast commitment to provide a valuable portfolio of
protection and retirement products to millions of insured. The company
employs more than 2,300 employees with offices throughout the U.S. It
has annual revenues of approximately $3.6 billion and as of Dec. 31,
2011, had assets of approximately $52.9 billion.